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O Atlântico negro encontra o Oceano Índico: gerando novos paradigmas para um transnacionalismo do Sul Global – Perspectivas Literárias e Culturais


Oceano Índico. Sul Global. Paradigma transnacional.

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HOFMEYR, Isabel. O Atlântico negro encontra o Oceano Índico: gerando novos paradigmas para um transnacionalismo do Sul Global – Perspectivas Literárias e Culturais. Remate de Males, Campinas, SP, v. 38, n. 1, p. 10–41, 2018. DOI: 10.20396/remate.v38i1.8651431. Disponível em: Acesso em: 29 maio. 2024.


Com a recente virada transnacional nas ciências humanas e sociais, as  questões relacionadas ao translocalismo passaram a dominar a agenda acadêmica. Os estudos da África Austral orientados por perspetivas transnacionais basearam-se, geralmente, no modelo do Atlântico negro. Este artigo defende que é preciso complementar essa perspectiva com um engajamento sistemático com o Oceano Índico. O artigo descreve as principais tradições historiográficas associadas ao Oceano Índico, para realçar o modo como esses temas desafiam os pressupostos teorizados anteriormente com base no modelo do Atlântico negro. Na parte final do artigo, defende-se que a inclusão do Oceano Índico na cartografia da África do Sul ampliaria os mapas dos estudos culturais e literários desse país.


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