Colourism: The Gendered Politics of Appearance in African American History

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Speakers: Sage Goodwin and William Makolle

Colourism: The Gendered Politics of Appearance in African American History

 

Readings:

Angela P. Harris, 'Introduction: Economies of Colour' in Evelyn Glenn in (Ed) Shades of Difference: Why Skin Colour Matters (2009)

Allyson Hobbes , 'A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing' (2014)

Kimberly Norwood, 'Color Matters: Skin Tone and the Myth of a Postracial America'

 

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Audience: Open to all

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