Blackness, Empire and migration: How Black Studies transforms the curriculum

@article{Andrews2019BlacknessEA,
  title={Blackness, Empire and migration: How Black Studies transforms the curriculum},
  author={Kehinde Andrews},
  journal={Area},
  year={2019}
}
University curricula are overwhelmingly Eurocentric, providing a narrow framework of knowledge through which to view the world. Issues of race and racism when taught tend to be marginalised as something additional, extra, a disposable luxury. The key to transforming teaching is to embed race ethnicity in the core ideas, transforming some of the key concepts at the foundation of knowledge. The example that this paper will use is that of Blackness, the diasporic connection between those with… 
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