From Brazil to Germany, New York to Ghana, Dialogues of Dispersal examines intersections of gender and sexuality within Afro--diasporic communities. * Considers communities in Brazil, the Caribbean, Germany, the UK, the US and West Africa, and how they overlap. * Contains innovative analyses of knowledge production, globalization, popular culture, identity, colonialism, maternalism, dress, and transnational networks. * Features interdisciplinary work by both established and emerging scholars. * Acknowledges the accomplishments and the tensions of feminist scholarship and activism. * Encourages further research by highlighting the range of electronic research materials on African diasporas available on the Internet.