betweenity

betweenity

(bɪˈtwiːnɪtɪ)
n
the state of lying between two extremes
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"The Speaker's Chair: Field Notes on Betweenity. 2010 Pratt Lecture.
For Spencer--and I believe this is crucial for each of the women I am discussing--Caribbean (as opposed to island-specific) culture only exists in diaspora (see Knowles) and a Caribbean aesthetic is at once fundamentally African and globally hybrid--what Tobago playwright Tony Hall calls "creolization, hybridity, betweenity and assimilation" (qtd.