What is DiasporaDiaspora?
What is HybridityHybridity?
What is the relationrelation between Diaspora and Hybridity?
In whice sectorssectors, hybridity is usually seen in
a diasporic group?
Overview of this PresentationOverview of this Presentation
Dispersal from an original homeland.
Expansion from a homeland in search of work, in pursuit of trade or
to further colonial ambitions.
Collective memory regarding the homeland.
Alienation in the new country.
A desire to return to the homeland.
a troubled relationship with host societies
A sense of collective identity as a group.
Originates from the Latin word “hybrid”.
Offspring of a tame sow and a wild boar.
Mixing of two diffrent things.
"The Location of Culture” by Homi K. Bhabha.
Kraidy & Nederveen Pieterse: cultural effect of globalization.
Creation of new transcultural forms within the contact zone
produced by colonization.
Relation between Diaspora and Hybridity:
people bring with
them the values
and traditions in
the culture of
this with the new
Diaspora and Linguistics Hybridity
Language is a meaningful performance in that
speaking requires two parties, one to perform
language and an audience to observe and absorb
Mixing of traditional language and host countries
Diaspora and Cultural Identity
Internal identity External displays of identity
ideas, values and cultures etc. hairstyles, behaviour, clothes etc.
Example Muslim culture of Britain
Hybridity vs. Youth Culture
Hybridity is often associated with youth culture as it is synonymous
with the modern Society.
Picking and mixing
Influenced by advertising, television and other forms of media.
The increase in consumerism, another part of globalization and
modernity, has lead to identities becoming more and more of a
commodity that we can purchase and sell through the acquisition of
material goods (Miles, 2000)