Category Archives: anthropology

Christen A. Smith¬†is Assistant Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies and Anthropology at The University of Texas at Austin. Below she answers¬†questions about her book Afro-Paradise: Blackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil. Q: You first traveled to Salvador in … Continue reading

Hip-hop artist Juliani, born Julius Owino, is one of contemporary Kenya’s major music figures. In the new University of Illinois Press release The Street Is My Pulpit, Mwenda Ntarangwi explores the Kenyan hip hop scene through the lens of Juliani’s … Continue reading