Steeve Buckridge audio interview and transcription

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Steeve Buckridge audio interview and transcription

Description

Steeve Buckridge was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He became a professor at Grand Valley State University several years ago. He is an Associate Professor of African and Caribbean History and Associate Faculty in African and African American Studies. Also this year he became GVSU's Director of Area Studies. In 2004, he published his first novel, The Language of Dress: Resistance and Accommodation in Jamaica, 1780-1890. This book discusses how freed and enslaved women used their fashion and style of dress as a symbol of resistance to slavery and accommodation to white culture in pre- and post- emancipation society. He discusses the differences between discrimination in Jamaica and discrimination in Grand Rapids and some of his experiences with it.

Coverage

10/27/2011

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Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Contributor

Fraser, Kevin
Judd, Erica
Pemberton, Travis

Relation

Speaking Out: Western Michigan Civil Rights Oral History Project

Identifier

GV248-01_Buckridge_Steeve

Format

audio/mp3
application/pdf

Type

Sound
Text

Language

eng

Date

2017-05-02

Citation

Buckridge, Steeve, “Steeve Buckridge audio interview and transcription,” Digital Collections, accessed April 25, 2018, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/23717.
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