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From Canefields to Freedom

Posted by litdaily on September 15, 2010

Tribhangi Dance Theatre is currently presenting their new show, From Canefields to Freedom, which chronicles the journey of South Asian migrations to South Africa through performance…more>>

The last ten years has seen an emergence of literature, theatre, and arts that focus on different ways that people have migrated to other places. Some of these stories focus on coolie labor while others focus on merchant classes.  Either way, there is some recognition that transnational mobility didn’t occur in overly simplistic and anglo-centric ways, i.e. from Korea to United States, from India to United States, from Caribbean to United States.

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