Book Talk on: Cabo Verdean Women Writing Remembrance, Resistance, and Revolution
EDITED BY TERZA A. SILVA LIMA-NEVES AND AMINAH N. PILGRIM
Terza A. Silva Lima-Neves is associate professor of political science and chair of the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Johnson C. Smith University.
Cabo Verdean Women Writing Remembrance, Resistance, and Revolution: Kriolas Poderozas documents the work and stories told by Cabo Verdean women to refocus the narratives about Cabo Verde on Cabo Verdean women and their experiences. The contributors examine their own experiences, the history of Cabo Verde, and Cabo Verdean diaspora to highlight the commonalities that exist among all women of African descent, such as sexual and domestic violence and media objectification, as well as the different meanings these commonalities can hold in local contexts. Through exploring the literary and musical contributions of Cabo Verdean women, the Cabo Verdean state and its transnational relations, food and cooking traditions, migration and diaspora, and the oral histories of Cabo Verde, the contributors analyze themes of community, race, sexuality, migration, gender, and tradition.
CONTRIBUTIONS BY ELIZABETE ANDRADE; STEPHANIE ANDRADE; SHAUNA BARBOSA; ALEIDA MENDES BORGES; IVA BRITO; EDNA DACOSTA; VERA DUARTE; JESS ÉVORA; ROSELMA ÉVORA; CLEMENTINA BAPTISTA DE JESUS FURTADO; GINA SÁNCHEZ GIBAU; ROSILDA ALVES DEPINA JAMES; ANNA LIMA; TERZA A. SILVA LIMA-NEVES; CALLIE WATKINS LIU; IVETTE CENTEIO MONTEIRO; AMINAH N. PILGRIM; AYANA PILGRIM-BROWN; IDALINA PINA; ALDEGUNDES TOLENTINO TAVARES; DAWNA MARIE THOMAS AND CANDIDA ROSE