Learning from St. Clair Drake: (Re)Mapping Diasporic Connections

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The article discusses scholar and activist St. Clair Drake's research and pedagogical work on the African diaspora, with a particular focus on the Caribbean and the Caribbean diaspora. Details on the roles of anthropology and sociology in Drake's scholarship and his interdisciplinary approach to the study of the Caribbean are presented. Drake's role in mentoring graduate students is also discussed.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)446-454
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of African American History
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1 2013


  • AFRICAN diaspora
  • CARIBBEAN studies
  • INTERDISCIPLINARY approach to knowledge
  • DRAKE, St. Clair, 1911-1990


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