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Atlantic reverberations: The sonic performances of Black diasporic poetries
This project locates a gap in two sets of binaries that continue to shape accounts of black diasporic cultural production: orality-literacy and roots-routes. In an effort to establish alternative literary canons, many ...
"A circle within a circle. A series of concentric circles": Cha's poetics of process in "Dictee" and other texts
This thesis works towards a formulation of a poetic of process in the work of Theresa Hak Kyung Cha. In Dictee and her other works, poet and video artist Theresa Cha demonstrates a poetics of process and becoming. Through ...
Sound off: Rhythm, rhyme, and voice in rap and hip-hop
"Sound Off: Rhythm, Rhyme, and Voice in Rap and Hip-Hop" examines the sonic structure and meaning of rap lyrics. Critically engaging with representative rap artists and recordings from 1979 to 2009 as well as print materials ...