From time to time, readings relevant to particular CISA activities will be posted. Below are some recent readings.
Clarke, George Elliott. 2002. "Must All Blackness Be American?: Locating Canada in Borden'sTightrope Time, or Nationalizing Gilroy's The Black Atlantic." In Odysseys Home: Mapping African Canadian Literature, 71-85. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Coleman, Beth. 2003. "Pimp Notes on Autonomy." In Everything But the Burden, edited by Greg Tate, 68-80. Harlem Moon.
Edwards, Brent Hayes. 2001. "The Uses of Diaspora." Social Text 66, Vol. 19, no. 1: 45-73.
Kelley, Robin D. G. 2004. "How the West Was One: On the Uses and Limitations of Diaspora." In Jacqueline Bobo, Cynthia Hudley, and Claudine Michel (eds.), The Black Studies Reader, 41-46. New York: Routledge.
Lewis, Earl. 1995. "To Turn As on a Pivot: Writing African Americans into a History of Overlapping Diasporas." American Historical Review 100.3: 765-787.
Patterson, Tiffany Ruby and Robin D. G. Kelley. 2000. "Unfinished Migrations: Reflections on the African Diaspora and the Making of the Modern World." African Studies Review 43.1: 11-45.
Phillips, Caryl. 1994. "Introduction," "IV: Somewhere in England," "Epilogue" in Crossing the River, 1-2, 125-237. Harlem Moon.
Rux, Carl Hancock. 2003. "Eminem: The New White Negro." In Everything But the Burden, edited by Greg Tate, 15-38. Harlem Moon.
Scott, David. 2005. "Stuart Hall's Ethics." Small Axe 17: 1-16.
Scott, David. 1999. "The Archaeology of Black Memory: An Interview with Robert A. Hill." [Preface]Small Axe 5: 80-84.
Smedley, Audrey. 1999. "Some Theoretical Considerations." Chapter 1 in Race in North America: Origin and Evolution of a Worldview, 13-36. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press.
Smedley, Audrey. 1999. "The Arrival of Africans and Descent into Slavery." Chapter 5 in Race in North America: Origin and Evolution of a Worldview, 91-113. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press.
Smedley, Audrey. 1999. "Comparing Slave Systems: The Significance of 'Racial' Servitude." Chapter 6 in Race in North America: Origin and Evolution of a Worldview, 114-149. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press.
Stryker, Susan. 1999. Christine Jorgensen's Atom Bomb." In Playing Dolly: Technocultural Formations, Fantasies, and Fictions of Assisted Reproductions, 157-171. Rutgers University Press.
Pedagogy questions from Black Cultural Studies in the Diaspora roundtable, March 12, 2005