aaar, See African Acad emy of Arts and
Research
Abakuá, 115, 117, 118–122
Abject being, 127, 128, 156, 266, 267
Abraham, Otto, 95
Absurd, 246–247, 250. See also
existentialism; Jean- Paul Sartre
Academia, vii; anti- Semitism, 27
Accompong, 25, 32, 33, 59, 63
Acculturation, 27, 29, 31, 33–35, 39–42,
45, 53–54, 66, 72–73, 79, 94, 102, 103,
107–108, 177, 207; ac cep tance, 53–54;
adaptation, 53; contra- acculturation,
53–54; pre- acculturation, 54
Afect, 8, 14, 17, 19, 75, 78, 128, 156, 270,
275
Africa, vii, 7, 9, 10, 14, 17, 19, 23–24, 34, 122,
124, 130, 145, 146, 175, 194, 196, 199,
206–207, 269–270, 275; anticolonialism,
33, 126, 129, 170, 171; barbaric, 166;
colonialism, 15–16, 127, 130, 158–159,
160, 177; Cuba, 79, 93; Dark Continent, 3,
32; decolonization, 3, 4, 15, 127, 158, 159,
161, 168, 194–195, 223; knowledge in the
United States, 130–131; listening for/to,
16, 75, 77–80, 81; mythic, 199; origin,
3–10, 14–16, 19, 23–26, 28–29, 31–33,
35, 39, 43, 47, 51, 66–67, 71–73, 75–76,
94, 102, 112, 115, 116, 123, 124–129, 132,
138, 144, 147, 149–151, 158, 162, 168,
172, 173, 175–178, 207, 220, 224, 241,
254–255, 257, 264, 268, 270–271;
primitive/savage, 76, 163; World War II,
161. See also Cuba; Liberia; space; spatial;
spiritual; temporal; time
African, 8, 9, 16, 124, 127, 130, 149;
ancestor, 146, 157, 165; avant- gardist
movement, 148; cultural nationalism,
131, 132; dance, 2, 7, 14, 73, 106, 127;
exceptionalism, 158, 166; historical, 25;
hunter, 157; inferiority, 23, 26; mind, 99,
102, 104, 106–108, 144; modern, 139;
mother, 157; music, 13, 15, 44, 46, 127,
134; nationalism, 158; native, 8, 9, 16,
53, 124–125, 127, 131, 145, 146,
149–154, 156–158, 159, 197, 207; past,
77–78, 146, 213–214; positivism,
130–131; retentions, 24, 32, 35, 57, 81,
99, 107, 139; savage, vii, 10–11, 15, 16,
127, 146, 151, 157, 164, 165, 197; slave,
197; traits, 31, 32, 59–60, 78
African Acad emy of Arts and Research
(aaar), 127–128, 129, 159, 160, 162,
164–165, 168–170, 194, 195, 223;
“African Dance Festival,” 160, 161–164,
166, 170, 171; African Dances and
Modern Rhythms Festival, 129–130
African diaspora, 6, 278n11
African diasporic studies, 3, 4
African Student Aid Association, 137–139
African Student Association, 159
Africanism, 35–36, 61, 94, 104, 105, 112,
283n100
Afroamérica, 35–36, 222
Afroamerican studies, 223, 316n6. See also
New World Negro Studies
Afrocubanismo, 87
Afro- Cubans, 16, 28, 112, 127, 129, 131,
132, 140; activists, 131–132, 141–143
Agawu, Kofi, 13
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