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Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Encarnación Gutiérrez Rodríguez and Shirley Anne Tate


Creolizing Europe aims to interrogate creolization as the decolonial, rhizomatic thinking necessary for understanding the social and cultural transformations set in motion through trans/national dislocations. It explores the usefulness, transferability, and limitations of creolization for thinking through post/coloniality, raciality, and othering as both historical legacies and constitutive of European societies and epistemologies as it develops interdisciplinary dialogue between the social sciences and humanities. It juxtaposes US-UK debates on ‘hybridity’, ‘mixed race’, and the ‘Black Atlant ... More

Keywords: Glissant, creolization, decolonial, diaspora, Europe2

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781781381717
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781781381717.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Encarnación Gutiérrez Rodríguez, editor
Justus-Liebig University, Giessen

Shirley Anne Tate, editor
University of Leeds