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E085 Amber Lascelles: Black feminism, literature & resistance Surviving Society

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Amber joined us to talk us through her PhD and the radical possibilities of Black feminism in literature. We also talk about including Black man taking part in conversations on Black feminism and our complicated relationship with academic heroes!

Reference list -

Cedric Robinson, Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition (London: Zed, 1980)
Simon Gikandi's chapter in Eva Rask Knudsen and Ulla Rahbek, In Search of the Afropolitan: Encounters, Conversations, and Contemporary Diasporic African Literature (London: Rowman and Littlefield International, 2016)
Achille Mbembe, ‘Afropolitanism’ from Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent (Johannesburg: Jacana Media, 2007), pp.26-29
Hazel Carby, Reconstructing Womanhood: The Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987)
Hortense Spillers, ‘Mama's Baby, Papa's Maybe: An American Grammar Book’ Diacritics, 17 (John Hopkins University Press, 1987), 64 —81
Akwugo Emejulu and Francesca Sobande, To Exist is to Resist: Black Feminism in Europe (London: Pluto Press, 2019)

Amber joined us to talk us through her PhD and the radical possibilities of Black feminism in literature. We also talk about including Black man taking part in conversations on Black feminism and our complicated relationship with academic heroes!

Reference list -

Cedric Robinson, Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition (London: Zed, 1980)
Simon Gikandi's chapter in Eva Rask Knudsen and Ulla Rahbek, In Search of the Afropolitan: Encounters, Conversations, and Contemporary Diasporic African Literature (London: Rowman and Littlefield International, 2016)
Achille Mbembe, ‘Afropolitanism’ from Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent (Johannesburg: Jacana Media, 2007), pp.26-29
Hazel Carby, Reconstructing Womanhood: The Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987)
Hortense Spillers, ‘Mama's Baby, Papa's Maybe: An American Grammar Book’ Diacritics, 17 (John Hopkins University Press, 1987), 64 —81
Akwugo Emejulu and Francesca Sobande, To Exist is to Resist: Black Feminism in Europe (London: Pluto Press, 2019)

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