Welcome to Zora’s Daughters 102, the Second Semester of the first year of the podcast! This syllabus is a companion to the first season of the podcast. We have tried to link to open source texts and videos where possible.

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1: Afro-Latinidad (?)

Required:
Becoming American, becoming black? Urban competency, racialized spaces, and the politics of citizenship among Brazilian and Puerto Rican youth in Newark (Ana Y. Ramos-Zayas, 2007)

Optional:
The Lived Experience of the Black Man (Frantz Fanon, 2008 [1952])
Colorist Clown Culture-Vultures (MayowasWorld, 2021)

2: Black Feminist Anthropology: Foundations

Required:
Black Feminist Anthropology: Theory, Politics, Praxis, and Poetics (Irma McLaurin, 2001)
Outsider Within: Reworking Anthropology in the Global Age (Faye V. Harrison, 2008)
Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness and the Politics of Empowerment (Patricia Hill Collins, 1990)
Raising the Race: Black Career Women Redefine Marriage, Motherhood, and Community (Riché J. Daniel Barnes, 2015)

3: Anti-Blackness

Required:
In the Wake: On Blackness and Being (Christina Sharpe, 2016)
Call It What It Is: Anti-Blackness” (kihana miraya ross, 2020)

Optional:
Unsettling the Coloniality of Being/Power/Truth/Freedom: Towards the Human, After Man, Its Overrepresentation—An Argument (Sylvia Wynter, 2003)