In this chapter, through dialogue between co-authors Alsarah and Anita Fabos, we attempt to capture and explore the musical and personal identity of singer/songwriter/bandleader Alsarah—at a particular point in time. The partial transcript and analysis presented here demonstrates the opportunities but also real dilemmas inherent in navigating identity and producing knowledge as a person from, but not in, or in some ways, of Sudan.
Networks of Knowledge Production in Sudan Identities, Mobilities, and Technologies
African diaspora Studies, diaspora studies, Sudan, world music-ethnomusicology
Fábos, Anita, "Navigating Musical Identities, Knowledge Production and "Authenticity" in the Diaspora" (2016). Faculty Works. 1.
This is a pre-print version of this book chapter.