African Diaspora Def

African Diaspora Def - existing in the African Diaspora...

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VOCABULARY DEFINITIONS African Diaspora The cultural and geographical regions, resulting from the Atlantic slave trade, where African-based cultural forms thrive and are central to a society’s identity. Traditionally referring to North and South America and the Caribbean, today it also includes Europe and parts of Asia. Africanist A esthetic The African-based cultural forms and philosophical approach
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Unformatted text preview: existing in the African Diaspora that continue to reflect similar musical, dance, and oral practices as those in Africa; though not African, enough resemblances in the performers’ attitude and relationship to audience exist that cultural connections to African cultural practices are apparent....
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2010 for the course AAS 181 taught by Professor Osumare during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.

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