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Caribbean Popular Culture: Everyday Lives, Racial Politics and Transnational Movements

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Emiel Martens

University of Amsterdam, NL
About Emiel

Emiel Martens is senior lecturer at the Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, and postdoctoral researcher at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (ESHCC), Erasmus University Rotterdam. His research interests span the fields of Postcolonial (Media) Studies, Popular Geopolitics, Alternative Media, and Film Tourism, with a particular focus on the history, theory and praxis of (Anglophone) Caribbean film and visual culture.

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Radical Moves: Caribbean Migrants and the Politics of Race in the Jazz Age, by Lara Putman. Chapell Hill: University of Carolina Press, 2013.

Remixing Reggaetón: The Cultural Politics of Race in Puerto Rico, by Petra R. Rivera-Rideau. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2015.

Roy Cape: A Life on the Calypso and Soca Bandstand, by Joycelyne Guilbault and Roy Cape. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2014.

Broadcasting Modernity: Cuban Commercial Television, 1950-1960, by Yeidy M. Rivero. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2015.
DOI: http://doi.org/10.18352/erlacs.10177
How to Cite: Martens, E. (2016). Caribbean Popular Culture: Everyday Lives, Racial Politics and Transnational Movements. ERLACS, (102), 101–108. DOI: http://doi.org/10.18352/erlacs.10177
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Published on 12 Oct 2016.

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