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Title Yemoja : gender, sexuality, and creativity in the Latina/o and Afro-Atlantic diasporas / edited by Solimar Otero and Toyin Falola
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, 2013


Description 1 online resource
Contents Introduction : "Introducing Yemoja" / Solimar Otero and Toyin Falola -- Yemoja, gender, and sexuality. Invocación/Invocation "En busca de un amante desempleado / Searching for an unemployed lover" / Pedro R. Pérez-Sarduy ; "Nobody's mammy" : Yemayá as fierce foremother in Afro-Cuban religions / Elizabeth Pérez ; Yemayá's duck : irony, ambivalence and the effeminate-male subject in Cuban santeria / Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús ; Yemayá y Ochún : queering the vernacular logics of the waters in Afro-Cuban religion / Solimar Otero ; A different kind of sweetness : Yemayá in Afro-Cuban religion / Martin Tsang ; Yemoja : divine mother and water goddess / Allison P. Sellers -- Yemoja's aesthetics : creative expression in diaspora. "Yemaya blew that wire fence down" : invoking African spiritualities in Gloria Anzaldúa's Borderlands/La frontera : the new mestiza and the mural art of Juana Alicia / Micaela Díaz-Sánchez ; Dancing aché with Yemaya in my life and in my art : an artist statement / Arturo Lindsay ; What the water brings and takes away : the work of Maria Magdalena Campos Pons / Alan West-Durán ; "The sea never dies" : Yemoja, the mother-force flowing infinitely in Africana literature and cinema / Teresa N. Washington ; A sonic portrait with photos of Salvador's Iemanjá Festival / Jamie N. Davidson and Nelson Eubanks ; Yemaya offering a pearl of wisdom : an artist statement / Erin Dean Colcord
Summary This book bridges theory, art, and practice to discuss emerging issues in transnational religious movements in Latina/o and African diasporas
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Iemanjá gnd
Subject Yemaja (Yoruba deity)
Mother goddesses.
Afro-Caribbean cults.
Cultural fusion and the arts.
African diaspora in art.
Goddesses in art.
Orishas in art.
Sex in art.
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT -- Spirituality -- Paganism & Neo-Paganism.
RELIGION -- Comparative Religion.
African diaspora in art
Afro-Caribbean cults
Cultural fusion and the arts
Goddesses in art
Mother goddesses
Orishas in art
Sex in art
Yemaja (Yoruba deity)
Afroamerikanischer Synkretismus
Afrokaribischer Kult
Form Electronic book
Author Otero, Solimar
Falola, Toyin
ISBN 9781461951384