Week 3: Theories of Race and Colonialism

Monday, September 13

For today, prepare:

  • Read (7 pages + 24 pages + 12 pages): 
    Fanon, Frantz. [1952] 2008. Black Skin, White Masks. New York: Grove Press.
    • Introduction
    • Chapter 4: The So-Called Dependency Complex of the Colonized
    • Chapter 5: The Lived Experience of the Black Man (at least up to page 101; you can read more of course)
  • Read (12 pages): 
    Du Bois, W. E. B. [1903] 2018. The Souls of Black Folk. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press.
  • Watch (64 min): 
    Stuart Hall, “Race: The Floating Signifier” https://newschool.kanopy.com/video/race-floating-signifier-stuart-hall 
    (Press on “More” to see the transcript!)

Wednesday, September 15

For today, prepare:

Supplemental Resources: