Talking American Studies

White Supremacy (COPAS special issue) with S. Spatzek and C. Essi

March 20, 2020 Verena Adamik (and others) Season 1 Episode 6
Talking American Studies
White Supremacy (COPAS special issue) with S. Spatzek and C. Essi
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Talking American Studies
White Supremacy (COPAS special issue) with S. Spatzek and C. Essi
Mar 20, 2020 Season 1 Episode 6
Verena Adamik (and others)

In this episode we are talking White Supremacy in American Studies: Cedric Essi (https://www.lili.uni-osnabrueck.de/institut_fuer_anglistikamerikanistik/lehre/lehrende/mitarbeiterdetails.html) and Samira Spatzek (http://www.fb10.uni-bremen.de/lehrpersonal/spatzek.aspx) are discussing the newest issue of COPAS – Current Objectives of Postgraduate American Studies, which features the work of early career scholars, this time on Whiteness and White Supremacy.

Works Cited and Recommended

The special issue White Supremacy in the USA, with articles by Axelle Germanaz, Cord-Heinrich Plinke, Nele Sawallisch, Rahab Njeri, Mariya Dimitrova Nikolova andTill Kadritzke is now available under www.copas.uni-regensburg.de 

Alexander, Michelle. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. New Press, 2012.

Anderson, Carol. White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide. Bloomsbury, 2016.

Applebaum, Barbara. “Critical Whiteness Studies.” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education, Oxford UP, 2016, pp. 1-25. 

Arghavan, Mahmoud, Nicole Hirschfelder, and Katharina Motyl. “Who Can Speak and Who Is Heard/Hurt? Facing Problems of Race, Racism, and Ethnic Diversity in the Humanities in Germany:  A Survey of the Issues at Stake.” Who Can Speak and Who Is Heard/Hurt? Facing Problems of Race, Racism, and Ethnic Diversity in the Humanities in Germany. Transcript, 2019, pp. 9-42.

Blackmon, Douglas A. Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II. Anchor Books, 2008. 

Bonilla-Silva, Eduardo. Racism without Racists: Color-blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States. Rowman & Littlefield, 2010.

Broeck, Sabine. White Amnesia – Black Memory? Women's Writing and History. Lang, 1999.

Bruce-Jones, Eddie. Race in the Shadow of Law: State Violence in Contemporary Europe. Routledge, 2017.

De Lillo, Don. Zero K. Scribner, 2016 

Deloria, Philip J. Playing Indian. Yale UP, 1998.

DiAngelo, Robin. White Fragility. Penguin Random House, 2018.

Easy Rider. Dir. Dennis Hopper, Pando, 1969.

Haney-López, Ian. White by Law: The Legal Construction of Race. New York UP, 1996.

Harris, Cheryl I. “Whiteness as Property.” Harvard Law Review, vol. 106, no. 8, 1993, pp. 1707-91.

hooks, bell. “Representing Whiteness in the Black Imagination.”1992. Displacing Whiteness. Essays in Social and Cultural Criticism. Duke UP, 1997, pp 165–179.

Ignatiev, Noel. How the Irish Became White. Routledge, 1995.

Jones-Rogers, Stephanie. They Were Her Property. White Women as Slave Owners in the American South. Yale UP, 2019.

Kuppan, Viji. “Crippin’ Blackness: Narratives of Disabled People of Color from Slavery to Trump.” The Fire Now: Anti-Racist Scholarship in Times of Explicity Racial Violence. Zed Books, 2018, pp. 60-73.

McRae, Elizabeth Gillespie. Mothers of Massive Resistance: White Women and the Politics of White Supremacy. Oxford UP, 2018. 

Mills, Charles W. The Racial Contract. Cornell UP, 1997.

Mitchell, David, and Sharon Snyder. “The Eugenic Atlantic: Race, Disability, and the Making of an International Eugenic Science, 1800-1945.” Disability and Society, vol. 18, no. 7, 2003, pp. 843-64.

Morrison, Toni. Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination. Harvard UP, 1992.

Paul, Heike. Kulturkontakt und Racial Presences: Afro-Amerikaner und die

Show Notes

In this episode we are talking White Supremacy in American Studies: Cedric Essi (https://www.lili.uni-osnabrueck.de/institut_fuer_anglistikamerikanistik/lehre/lehrende/mitarbeiterdetails.html) and Samira Spatzek (http://www.fb10.uni-bremen.de/lehrpersonal/spatzek.aspx) are discussing the newest issue of COPAS – Current Objectives of Postgraduate American Studies, which features the work of early career scholars, this time on Whiteness and White Supremacy.

Works Cited and Recommended

The special issue White Supremacy in the USA, with articles by Axelle Germanaz, Cord-Heinrich Plinke, Nele Sawallisch, Rahab Njeri, Mariya Dimitrova Nikolova andTill Kadritzke is now available under www.copas.uni-regensburg.de 

Alexander, Michelle. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. New Press, 2012.

Anderson, Carol. White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide. Bloomsbury, 2016.

Applebaum, Barbara. “Critical Whiteness Studies.” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education, Oxford UP, 2016, pp. 1-25. 

Arghavan, Mahmoud, Nicole Hirschfelder, and Katharina Motyl. “Who Can Speak and Who Is Heard/Hurt? Facing Problems of Race, Racism, and Ethnic Diversity in the Humanities in Germany:  A Survey of the Issues at Stake.” Who Can Speak and Who Is Heard/Hurt? Facing Problems of Race, Racism, and Ethnic Diversity in the Humanities in Germany. Transcript, 2019, pp. 9-42.

Blackmon, Douglas A. Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II. Anchor Books, 2008. 

Bonilla-Silva, Eduardo. Racism without Racists: Color-blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States. Rowman & Littlefield, 2010.

Broeck, Sabine. White Amnesia – Black Memory? Women's Writing and History. Lang, 1999.

Bruce-Jones, Eddie. Race in the Shadow of Law: State Violence in Contemporary Europe. Routledge, 2017.

De Lillo, Don. Zero K. Scribner, 2016 

Deloria, Philip J. Playing Indian. Yale UP, 1998.

DiAngelo, Robin. White Fragility. Penguin Random House, 2018.

Easy Rider. Dir. Dennis Hopper, Pando, 1969.

Haney-López, Ian. White by Law: The Legal Construction of Race. New York UP, 1996.

Harris, Cheryl I. “Whiteness as Property.” Harvard Law Review, vol. 106, no. 8, 1993, pp. 1707-91.

hooks, bell. “Representing Whiteness in the Black Imagination.”1992. Displacing Whiteness. Essays in Social and Cultural Criticism. Duke UP, 1997, pp 165–179.

Ignatiev, Noel. How the Irish Became White. Routledge, 1995.

Jones-Rogers, Stephanie. They Were Her Property. White Women as Slave Owners in the American South. Yale UP, 2019.

Kuppan, Viji. “Crippin’ Blackness: Narratives of Disabled People of Color from Slavery to Trump.” The Fire Now: Anti-Racist Scholarship in Times of Explicity Racial Violence. Zed Books, 2018, pp. 60-73.

McRae, Elizabeth Gillespie. Mothers of Massive Resistance: White Women and the Politics of White Supremacy. Oxford UP, 2018. 

Mills, Charles W. The Racial Contract. Cornell UP, 1997.

Mitchell, David, and Sharon Snyder. “The Eugenic Atlantic: Race, Disability, and the Making of an International Eugenic Science, 1800-1945.” Disability and Society, vol. 18, no. 7, 2003, pp. 843-64.

Morrison, Toni. Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination. Harvard UP, 1992.

Paul, Heike. Kulturkontakt und Racial Presences: Afro-Amerikaner und die