Theory/Articles from Around the Web

01/11/2017 Update: From now on, articles will have short briefs next to them about why the person who suggested them found them valuable. This should help members decide what they are interested in reading.

“How Europe Underdeveloped Africa” by Walter Rodney – “It explains the phenomenon of underdevelopment in a very accessible way, which I found super helpful as a non-Econ major! But it also contains a broader argument about capitalism’s successes and failures, in Europe and in Africa.”

“Uncle Tom’s Cabin” by Harriet Beecher Stowe

“White Money, Black Power: The Surprising History of African American Studies and the Crisis of Race in Higher Education” by Noliwe M. Rooks

“The Return of Radicalism: Reshaping Left Institutions” by Boris Kagarlitsky

“Time in the Black Experience” by Joseph K. Adjaye

“Skulls to the Living, Bread to the Dead: Celebrations of Death in Mexico and Beyond” by Stanley Brandes

“Gendered Struggles Against Globalisation in Mexico” by Teresa Healy

“Revolution in Penology: Rethinking the Society of Captives” by Bruce A. Arrigo and Dragan Milovanovic

“Revealing Alchemies (on Racial Latinamericanization)” by David Theo Goldberg

“Racializing Justice, Disenfranchising Lives: the Racism, Criminal Justice, and Law Reader” ed. Manning Marable et. al.

“Reclaiming Latin America: Experiments in Radical Social Democracy” by Geraldine Lievesley and Steve Ludlam

“Cultures of Politics, Politics of Cultures: Re-Envisioning Latin American Social Movements” ed. Sonia E. Alvarez et. al.

“Race and Sex in Latin America” by Peter Wade

“From Toussaint to Tupac: The Black International in the Age of Revolution” by Michael O. West et. al.

“Policy-Making in Latin America: How Politics Shapes Policies” ed. Ernesto Stein and Mariano Tommasi

“Laughing Fit to Kill: Black Humor in the Fictions of Slavery” by Glenda R. Carpio

“Rise and Fall of the Cosmic Race: the Cult of Mestizaje in Latin America” by Marilyn Grace Miller

“Transnational Latina Narratives in the Twenty-First Century: The Politics of Gender, Race, and Migrations” by Juanita Heredia

“The Failure of Multiculturalism and Colorblindness” by Joel Olson

“Black Male Fiction and the Legacy of Caliban” by James W. Coleman

“Framing Blackness: The African American Image in Film” by Ed Guerrero

“Black Women’s Histories in the African Diaspora”

“The Afrocentric Paradigm and Womanist Agendas in Ousmane Sembene’s Faat Kine” by Valérie Orlando

“Black Skin White Masks” by Frantz Fanon

“Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Critical Discourses” by Chandra Talpande Mohanty

“Slavery and Social Death” by Orlando Patterson

“The Color of Reason” by Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze

“The Wretched of the Earth” by Frantz Fanon

“States of Inquiry: Power and Freedom in Late Modernity” by Wendy Brown

“Towards a Critique of Globalcentrism” by Fernando Coronil

“An Idea and Ideal of a Literary Canon” by Charles Altieri

“Militant Resistance” by bell hooks

“‘Los Chinos’ in New Spain and Asians in Early America” by Erika Lee

“Philosophy for Militants” by Alain Badiou

“The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House” by Audre Lorde

Notes from Achille Mbembe’s “Decolonizing the University” Lecture

“The Legacies of Bandung” by Dipesh Chakrabarty

“Necropolitics” by Achille Mbembe

“An Unthinkable History: the Haitian Revolution as a Non-Event” by Michel-Rolph Trouillot

“The Invention of Latin America” by Michel Gobat