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  • 1. Publications & Writing

    African American Women's Writings in the Woman's Building Library

    This article surveys six African American women whose work was represented in the Woman's Building Library exhibit at the Columbian Exposition: Elleanor Eldridge, Victoria Earle, A. Julia Foote, Frances Harper, Henrietta Cordelia Ray, and T. T Purvis. These women's writings cover…

    Publisher University of Texas Press, 2006

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    Anthem: Social Movements and the Sound of Solidarity in the African Diaspora

    For people of African descent, music constitutes a unique domain of expression. From traditional West African drumming to South African kwaito, from spirituals to hip-hop, Black life and history has been dynamically displayed and contested through sound. Shana Redmond excavates t…

    Publisher NYU Press, 2013

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    Blues Empress in Black Chattanooga: Bessie Smith and the Emerging Urban South

    As one of the first African American vocalists to be recorded, Bessie Smith is a prominent figure in American popular culture and African American history. Mellon Mays Fellow Michelle R. Scott uses Smith's life as a lens to investigate broad issues in history, including industria…

    Author Scott, Michelle Renee Publisher University of Illinois Press, 2008

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    Drugs, Thugs and Divas: Telenovelas and Narco-Dramas in Latin America

    Latin American soap operas—telenovelas—have found enthusiastic audiences throughout the Americas and Europe, as well as in Egypt, Russia, and China, while Mexican narco-dramas have become highly popular among Latinos in the United States. In this first comprehensive analysis…

    Author Benavides, Oswaldo Hugo Publisher University of Texas Press, 2008

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    Fevered Measures: Public Health and Race at the Texas-Mexico Border, 1848-1942

    Publisher Duke University Press, 2012

  • 6. Publications & Writing

    Immigration, Popular Culture, and the Re-Routing of European Muslim Identity

    Publisher Palgrave Macmillan, 2012

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    Living for the City: Migration, Education, and the Rise of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California

    Publisher University of North Carolina Press, 2010

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    Winner of the 2009 American Book Award   Written by 2008 Mellon Mays Fellow Jericho Brown, Please explores the points in our lives at which love and violence intersect. Drunk on its own rhythms and full of imaginative and often frightening imagery, Please is the album playing i…

    Author Brown, Jericho Publisher New Issues Poetry & Prose, 2008

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    Private Lives, Proper Relations: Regulating Black Intimacy

    Private Lives, Proper Relations begins with the question of why contemporary African American literature—particularly that produced by black women—is continually concerned with issues of respectability and propriety. Mellon Mays Fellow Candice M. Jenkins argues that this preo…

    Author Jenkins, Candice Marie Publisher University of Minnesota Press, 2007

  • 10. Publications & Writing

    Want to Start a Revolution?

    Contributors: Margo Natalie Crawford (Mellon Mays PhD Fellow), Prudence Cumberbatch, Johanna Fernández, Diane C. Fujino, Dayo F. Gore, Joshua Guild (Mellon Mays PhD Fellow), Gerald Horne, Ericka Huggins, Angela D. LeBlanc-Ernest, Joy James, Erik McDuffie, Premilla Nadasen (MMUF…

    Contributors Dayo Folayan Gore (Editor), Jeanne Theoharis (Editor), Kozomi Woodward (Editor) Publisher New York University Press, 2009