student numbers are rising more slowly, and Afro-British
scholars even more so.
Cannibalism in a contemporary British context describes the White consumption of Afro-British
, Afro-Caribbean, and English memory.
After all, this great American story was actually made by an Afro-British
director, with an Afro-Brit star and a Kenyan leading lady.
Gooding-Williams contributes to the canon-building project I have described by treating Du Bois's The Souls of Black Folk (1903) as an "outstanding contribution to modern political philosophy" that must furthermore be recognized as belonging particularly to the "Afro-modern tradition of political thought, an impressively rich body of argument and insight that began to emerge late in the eighteenth century" with the work of Afro-British
figures like Quobna Ottobah Cugoano and Olaudah Equiano.
Most gripping, however, is the editors' introduction, which contains an account of extemporaneous protest at a Westminster Abbey commemorative service by a lone Afro-British
activist, Toyin Agbetu, in March 2007.
The second section travels widely: the display of culture in museums, Afro-British
Georgians in London, architecture in Hawai'i.
Mostly written by Caribbean-British and Afro-British
authors, these novels typically emphasize the interconnected pasts of Europe, Africa and the Americas and show how transatlantic slavery was "a transnational phenomenon, linked in to global patterns of exchange and exploitation" (Cubitt 259).
Rather than being African American or Afro-British
, they were Afro-Methodists, Afro-Baptists, and Afro-Moravians whose connections to transnational groups gave them more fluid identities.
One of the underlying profundity of Clarke's discourse is that African-Canadian literature is grounded in black Diasporic traditions which include African-American, Caribbean, Afro-British
and African, because these are the major influences underlying contemporary African-Canadian thought.
Ahmed Hassan, a refugee from Eritrea, works in Birmingham for Impact Afro-British
Support Services, which provides help in areas including employment, education and housing.
The only substantial essay on specific literary texts is Alan Rice's excellent "Black and White British Fascination with African Americans," which considers work by Afro-British
writers Caryl Phillips and Jackie Kay.
Property gave Martin a surprise win over five other writers including another American author Donna0 Tartt, Canadian author Carol Shields (who recently died and had won this prize in 1998 and Afro-British
novelist Zadie Smith.