Example sentences for: diasporan

How can you use “diasporan” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The diasporan ideal depends on the delusion that Americans can reverse the cross-contamination of our cultures, our bloodlines, and our psyches--that if we dream hard enough, we might return to a prelapsarian state of pure identity.

  • Besides, once you remove the mystic overtones of blood ties and kinship, diasporan identity reduces to a piece of circular reasoning.

  • So long as minorities strike a pose of diasporan dispossession, they give tacit approval to a notion of "prior" Americanness that excludes them.

  • That I should feel this way testifies, I think, to the magnetic pull of "Chineseness," whatever that might mean--and to the growing allure of diasporan identity.

  • But self-styled diasporan idealists must also face the paradox that diasporas matter only in a world of states.

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