Search for dissertations about: "blackness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the word blackness.

  1. 1. The Untimely-Image : On Contours of the New in Political Film-Thinking

    Author : Jakob Nilsson; Astrid Söderbergh-Widding; Tom Conley; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; Film-thinking; film-philosophy; political film; the untimely; Deleuze; The Wire; Badiou; Jameson; the new; novelty; advanced capitalism; cognitive mapping; blackness; Greek tragedy; aesthetics; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap; film-thinking;

    Abstract : This study creates and develops a concept called the untimely-image including two sub-concepts called contours of the new and the untimely-site. The untimely-image concerns the clearing for and the expression of figures of “potential” in thought in the form of moving-images. READ MORE

  2. 2. Black males and white masculinity in four Renaissance tragedies of blood

    Author : Anna Fåhraeus; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Renaissance; tragedies of blood; blackness; whiteness; masculinity; race; discourse; Faucoult; Koselleck; honour; ambition; sarcasm;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to look at how the black North African man is repre-sented in relation to white men in four Renaissance tragedies of blood: Shake-speare?s Titus Andronicus, the multi-authored Lust?s Dominion, William Rowley?s All?s Lost by Lust, and Thomas Rawlins? The Rebellion. While previous studies have traced the most common racist tropes in 16th and 17th century lit-erature, such as the demonization trope and the animality trope (e. READ MORE

  3. 3. What colour is the red house? Perceived colour of painted facades

    Author : Karin Fridell Anter; KTH; []
    Keywords : Colour; architecture; perception; facade; exterior;

    Abstract : Architects and others choosingfacade colours using colour samples face difficulties whichprevious research has not addressed. This work aims to aid suchcolour design by exploring three main questions: 1. READ MORE

  4. 4. The "New Negro" in the Old World : culture and performance in James Weldon Johnson, Jessie Fauset, and Nella Larsen

    Author : Lena Ahlin; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language and literature; Europe in African-American literature; Nella Larsen; Jessie Fauset; James Weldon Johnson; minstrelsy; whiteness; performance; cultural authenticity; New Negro; Harlem Renaissance; African Americans in Europe;

    Abstract : I denna avhandling studeras europaskildringarna i James Weldon Johnsons The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (1912), Jessie Fausets There Is Confusion (1924) och Nella Larsens Quicksand (1928) och hur dessa speglar afrikansk-amerikanernas roll i den västerländska civilisationen. I 1800-talets afrikansk-amerikanska litteratur figurerar Europa ofta som symbol för frihet och kultur. READ MORE

  5. 5. The "New Negro" in the Old World: Culture and Performance in James Weldon Johnson, Jessie Fauset, and Nella Larsen

    Author : Lena Ahlin; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Europe in African-American literature; English language and literature; Nella Larsen; Jessie Fauset; James Weldon Johnson; minstrelsy; whiteness; performance; cultural authenticity; New Negro; Harlem Renaissance; African Americans in Europe; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the relationship between the “New Negro” moment of the early twentieth-century America and the Old World of Europe, as represented in James Weldon Johnson’s The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (1912), Jessie Fauset’s There is Confusion (1924), and Nella Larsen’s Quicksand (1928). In the nineteenth century, Europe functioned as a symbol of freedom, education and art in the African-American literary imagination. READ MORE