A Romani Women's Anthology: Spectrum of the Blue Water (Paperback)

A Romani Women's Anthology: Spectrum of the Blue Water By Hedina Tahirovi?-Sijer?i? (Editor), Cynthia Levine-Rasky (Editor) Cover Image
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A Romani Women's Anthology: Spectrum of the Blue Water is grounded upon Romani women's lived experiences, and confers epistemic privilege on critical insights that derive from their authentic and personal knowledge. Romani women are impressively diverse in their attachments, status, beliefs, and identities. The chapters in this book illustrate this multiplicity by traversing writing motifs. The book is a dynamic blend of life writing, creative work, research essays about identity, childhood, immigration, work, art, memory, love, spirituality, activism, advocacy, leadership, and other themes affecting the lives of Romani women. Visual art, as well as black and white portraits of Romani women complement the written text. Through incisive creativity, pragmatic action, and affective networks, this book consolidates these diverse expressions of agency and collectivity by activists, writers, artists, academics, community leaders, educators, professionals, and cultural and community workers.

About the Author


Hedina Tahirovic-Sijerčic is an instructor of Romani Language and Literature at the University of Zagreb, Croatia. Currently a doctoral candidate at the Katholieke Universiteit (ku) Leuven in Belgium, Tahirovic-Sijerčic is major contributor to world Romani literature. She lives in Sarajevo. Cynthia Levine-Rasky is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. Her book, Writing the Roma, was published by Fernwood Books in 2016. She lives in Toronto.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781771334013
ISBN-10: 1771334010
Publisher: Inanna Publications & Education
Publication Date: April 9th, 2017
Pages: 304
Language: English