Cultural Assimilation and Dissimilation: The African-Caribbean Narrative Tradition in Toronto


Project Summary:

This project traces the tradition of oral narrative from its roots in West Africa to the Caribbean (in particular, Trinidad & Tobago). It focuses on how the elements of this traditional culture had evolved in the new urban context of the Caribbean community in Toronto.

Project Description:

Project Type:
Funded

Project Role:
Sole & Principal Investigator

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Canada

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Year
Start Date:
End Date:
Sep
2001

Funder:
S.S.H.R.C.

Year Project Started:
1998

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Funder
Amount
(e.g type 1000 for 1,000)
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Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada
38500
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