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Colored Solidarity: African American Encounters with Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean - Einzelansicht

Veranstaltungsart Seminar Veranstaltungsnummer
SWS 2 Semester WiSe 2020/21
Einrichtung Historisches Institut   Sprache englisch
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Belegungsfrist 19.10.2020 - 30.11.2020

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Seminar Do 18:00 bis 20:00 wöchentlich 05.11.2020 bis 11.02.2021  Online.Veranstaltung Souza dos Santos 24.12.2020: Akademische Weihnachtsferien
31.12.2020: Akademische Weihnachtsferien
Einzeltermine:
  • 05.11.2020
  • 12.11.2020
  • 19.11.2020
  • 26.11.2020
  • 03.12.2020
  • 10.12.2020
  • 17.12.2020
  • 07.01.2021
  • 14.01.2021
  • 21.01.2021
  • 28.01.2021
  • 04.02.2021
  • 11.02.2021
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“The Negro problem in America,” argued W. E. B. Du Bois in 1906, “is but a local phase of a world problem.” If racial oppression could be said to be the by-product of global structures of domination, then the struggle against it must equally have global dimensions. As new work on “colored cosmopolitanisms” and “internationalisms” has showed, enacting global solidarities among the “dark peoples of the world,” among the colonized and the oppressed, remains until today one of the key features of African American political thought. This online course offers an introduction to this neglected political tradition. It will analyze the ways in which African Americans have conceived of, and sought to actualize, transnational solidarities with Africa (Ethiopia, Ghana, and Liberia), Asia (China, India, and Japan), and the Caribbean (Cuba and Haiti).
This course will be taught by Eraldo Souza dos Santos.
Literatur Africa
• Nemata Amelia Ibitayo Blyden. African Americans and Africa. A New History. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019.
• James H. Meriwether. Proudly We Can Be Africans. Black Americans and Africa, 1935-1961. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009.

Asia
• Robeson Taj Frazier. The East Is Black: Cold War China in the Black Radical Imagination. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014.
• Yuichiro Onishi. Transpacific Antiracism. Afro-Asian Solidarity in 20th-Century Black America, Japan, and Okinawa. New York University Press, 2013.
• Nico Slate. Colored Cosmopolitanism. The Shared Struggle for Freedom in the United States and India. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012.

The Caribbean
• Brandon R. Byrd. The Black Republic: African Americans and the Fate of Haiti. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019.
• Frank Andre Guridy. Forging Diaspora: Afro-Cubans and African Americans in a World of Empire and Jim Crow. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010.
Leistungsnachweis

12 LP To validate the course, students must 1. write response papers of around 300 words to course readings 2. make a 15/20-min presentation in class 3. and write a final essay, length to be determined by the relevant Studienordnungen.


Strukturbaum
Keine Einordnung ins Vorlesungsverzeichnis vorhanden. Veranstaltung ist aus dem Semester WiSe 2020/21 , Aktuelles Semester: WiSe 2021/22