Senegal Abroad: Linguistic Borders, Racial Formations, and Diasporic Imaginaries

Senegal Abroad: Linguistic Borders, Racial Formations, and Diasporic Imaginaries

by Maya Angela Smith

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780299320508
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 03/05/2019
Series: Africa and the Diaspora: History, Politics, Culture Series
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Maya Angela Smith is an assistant professor of French and Italian studies at the University of Washington.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     
List of Abbreviations 
 
Introduction: Understanding Global Senegalese Identity Formation through Language and Movement    
1 What’s Language Got to Do with It? Language Attitudes and Identity Formation         
2 Speaking while Black: The Quest for Legitimacy in Exclusionary Spaces
3 Neither Here nor There: Reflections on National and Transnational Belonging    
4 Leveraging Language: Multilingualism and Transnational Identity Formation     
Epilogue         
 
Appendices    
Notes  
Bibliography  
Index  

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