Spring 2019 Readings and Sounds

Introduction to Africana Studies I

  • DU BOIS, W.E.B. Black Reconstruction in America, 1860-1880. New York: Free Press, [1935], 2000.
  • JAMES, C.L.R. The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L’ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution. New York: Vintages, [1938], 1962.
  • DAVIS, ANGELA. Are Prisons Obsolete? New York: Seven Stories Press, 2003.
  • DAVIS, ANGELA. Freedom is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement. Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2016.
  • ROBERTS, NEIL. Freedom as Marronage. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015.
  • ROBINSON, CEDRIC. Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, [1983], 2000).

Music: #HUAFRO05 – Abolition Toward Liberation

Honors Social Science Seminar

  • CEDRIC J. ROBINSON, An Anthropology of Marxism (Chapel Hill, NC: UNC Press, 2019
  • CEDRIC J. ROBINSON, Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition (Chapel Hill, NC: UNC Press, 2000)
  • CEDRIC J. ROBINSON, Black Movements in America (New York: Routledge, 1997)
  • CEDRIC J. ROBINSON, Forgeries of Memory and Meaning: Blacks and the Regimes of Race in American Theater and Film before World War II (Chapel Hill, NC: UNC Press, 2007)
  • CEDRIC J. ROBINSON, The Terms of Order: Political Science and the Myth of Leadership (Chapel Hill, NC: UNC Press, 2016)
  • GAYE THERESA JOHNSON AND ALEX LUBIN, eds., Futures of Black Radicalism (London: Verso Books, 2017).
  • DARRYL C. THOMAS, ed., “Cedric Robinson and the Philosophy of Black Resistance,” Special Issue of Race and Class 47 (October 2005)
  • H.L.T. QUAN AND TIFFANY WILLOUGHBY-HERARD, eds., “Cedric J. Robinson: Radical Historiography, Black Ontology, and Freedom,” Special Issue of African Identities 11 (October 2013)
  • THE PUBLIC ARCHIVE, “Cedric J. Robinson, 1940-2016: Memorials, Tributes, and a Bibliography,” The Public Archive, http://thepublicarchive.com/?p=4744R

Twentieth Century Black Social and Political Thought

    • W.E.B. DU BOIS, The Autobiography of W.E.B. Du Bois: A Soliloquy on Viewing my Life from the Last Decade of Its First Century (New York: International Publishers, 1968)
    • CEDRIC JOHNSON, Revolutionaries to Race Leaders: Black Power and the Making of African American Politics (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2007)
    • ROBIN D.G. KELLEY, Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination (Boston: Beacon Press, 2002)
    • TONI MORRISON, Paradise (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997)
    • TONI MORRISON, Song of Solomon (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977)
    • NIKHIL PAL SINGH, Black is a Country: Race and the Unfinished Struggle for Democracy (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004)
    • ROBIN D.G. KELLEY AND EARL LEWIS, eds. To Make Our World Anew: Volume Two: A History of African Americans since 1880 (London and New York: Routledge, 1997)
    • MANNING MARABLE AND LEITH MULLINGS, Let Nobody Turn Us Around: An African American Anthology, 2nd Edition (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2009)
    • CEDRIC J. ROBINSON, Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition (Chapel Hill, NC: UNC Press, 2000)

Music: #HUAFRO134 – Twentieth Century Black Social and Political Thought


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