Search for dissertations about: "Anders Ackfeldt"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Anders Ackfeldt.

  1. 1. Islamic Semiotic Resources in US Hip-Hop Culture

    Author : Anders Ackfeldt; Religionshistoria och religionsbeteendevetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; islam; hip-hop; social semiotik; afroamerikansk islam; religion;

    Abstract : This dissertation contributes to the field of Islamic Studies by analyzing how the production of Islam can be seen as the outcome of interactions between actors who define themselves as Muslims as well as those who do not. The argument of this dissertation is that Muslims as well as non-Muslims have used Islamic themes in their artistic productions throughout the history of African American music making, making this historical legacy essential to this musical tradition because parts of it are repeatedly evoked in lyrics, sounds, and imagery. READ MORE