Welcome to Zora’s Daughters 301, the First Semester of the junior year of the podcast! This syllabus is a reading list to the third season of the podcast that will continue to grow throughout the season. We have tried to link to open source texts and videos where possible.

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1. Race and Postfeminism

Episode: “Dangerously In Love With Celebrity

Required:

Divas, Evil Black Bitches, and Bitter Black Women: African American Women in Postfeminist and Post-Civil-Rights Popular Culture” (Kimberly Springer, 2007)

2. Sovereignty and Non-Sovereignty

Episode: The Death of Sovereignty

Required:

Non-Sovereign Futures: French Caribbean Politics in the Wake of Disenchantment (Yarimar Bonilla, 2015)

Optional:

The Sovereignty of Critique” (Audra Simpson, 2020)
Unsettling Sovereignty” (Yarimar Bonilla, 2017)
The Dissolution of the Myth of Sovereignty in the Caribbean” (Linden Lewis, 2012)