BLOG: Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina (2010)
Angelina Ray Johnston / Robinson Wise

BLOG: Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina (2010)

  Johnston, Angelina Ray, and Wise, Robinson. “Commemorating Faithful Slaves, Mammies, and Black Confederates.” Blog. Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina, March 19, 2010. http://docsouth.unc.edu/commland/features/essays/ray_wise/. “…Anxious to refute any suggestion that slavery had required the dehumanization of African Americans, white Southerners recalled their enslaved caretakers as willing “servants” who had been content, even grateful, for their … Continue reading

EDITED: Horton and Horton on Slavery and American Memory
Bruce Levine / David Blight / Dwight T. Picaithley / Edward T. Linenthal / Gary B. Nash / Ira Berlin / James Oliver Horton / Joanne Pope Melish / John Michael Vlach / Lois E. Horton / Marie Tyler-McGraw

EDITED: Horton and Horton on Slavery and American Memory

James Oliver Horton and Lois E Horton. Slavery and Public History: The Tough Stuff of American Memory. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009. via UNC Press: Continue reading

EDITED: Araujo on the Politics of Remembering Slavery
Alice Bellagamba / Ana Lucia Araujo / Francine Saillant / Geoffrey Cubitt / Kathleen Hulser / Kimberly Cleveland / Margot Minardi / Mathieu Claveyrolas / Nelly Schmidt / Pedro Simonard / Quito Swan / Regina Faden / Renaud Hourcade / Renée Ater / Richard Benjamin

EDITED: Araujo on the Politics of Remembering Slavery

Ana Lucia Araujo, ed. Politics of Memory: Making Slavery Visible in the Public Space. Routledge, 2012. via Routledge: The public memory of slavery and the Atlantic slave trade, which some years ago could be observed especially in North America, has slowly emerged into a transnational phenomenon now encompassing Europe, Africa, and Latin America, and even … Continue reading

FORUM on the International Underground Railroad Memorial
Adam Arenson / Karolyn Smardz Frost / Linda K. Kerber / Nora Faires

FORUM on the International Underground Railroad Memorial

The January 2013 issue of the Journal of American Ethnic History hosts a forum on the International Underground Railroad Memorial: Faires, Nora. “Across the Border to Freedom: The International Underground Railroad Memorial and the Meanings of Migration.” Journal of American Ethnic History 32, no. 2 (January 1, 2013): 38–67. Kerber, Linda K. “Crossing Borders.” Journal … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Rice x Caryl Phillips on African Atlantic Memory
Alan Rice / Anne Eichmann / Caryl Phillips / Charles Forsdick / Johanna C. Kardux / Lubaina Hamid / Marian Gwyn / Senam Okudzeto

INTERVIEW: Rice x Caryl Phillips on African Atlantic Memory

Alan Rice. “A Home for Ourselves in the World: Caryl Phillips on Slave Forts and Manillas as African Atlantic Sites of Memory.” Atlantic Studies 9, no. 3 (2012): 363–372. Abstract “This interview with the black Atlantic writer Caryl Phillips focuses on his non-fiction works and interrogates his ideas on the African diaspora and memorialisation, paying … Continue reading

BOOK:  Tillet on Slavery, Citizenship, and Racial Democracy
Salamisha Tillet

BOOK: Tillet on Slavery, Citizenship, and Racial Democracy

Salamisha Tillet. Sites of Slavery:  Citizenship and Racial Democracy in the Post-Civil Rights Imagination. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012. via Duke University Press: “More than forty years after the major victories of the civil rights movement, African Americans have a vexed relation to the civic myth of the United States as the land of … Continue reading