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Moving Forward

Community Centered, Anti-Racist, and Black Feminist Archaeology

READINGS and Lectures- Books/Journals/Dissertations

Agbe Davies, Anna
2019. Archaeology at the Pauli Murray Family Home: The State of Research 2019. NC Museum of History.

Barile, Kerri S.
2004. Race, The National Register, and Cultural Resource Management: Creating an Historic Context for Postbellum Sites. Historical Archaeology 38(1): 90–100.

Battle-Baptiste, Whitney
2011. Black Feminist Archaeology. New York, NY: Routledge.

Blakey, Michael L
1996. Race, Nationalism, and the Afrocentric Past. In Making Alternative Histories: The Practice of Archaeology and History in Non-Western Countries, edited by P Schmidt and T Patterson, pp. 213–228. Santa Fe, NM: School of American Research.

Carey, Mia H.
2019. Toward an Antiracist Archeology. The Activist History Review, Sept 19.

Deetz, Kelley F., Ellen Chapman, Ana Edwards, and Phil Wilayto
2015. Historic Black Lives Matter: Archaeology as Activism in the 21st Century. African Diaspora Archaeology Newsletter15(1): 1–33.

Epperson, Terrence W
2004. Critical Race Theory and the Archaeology of the African Diaspora. Historical Archaeology 38 (1): 101–108.

Franklin, Maria 
1997. Power to the People: Sociopolitics and the Archaeology of Black Americans. Historical Archaeology 31(3): 36–50.

Franklin, Maria 
2001. A Black Feminist Inspired Archaeology?. Journal of Social Archaeology 1(1): 108-125.

Franklin, Maria and Larry McKee (editors)
2004. Transcending Boundaries, Transforming the Discipline: African Diaspora Archaeologies in the New Millennium.Thematic issue. Historical Archaeology 38 (1).

LaRoche, Cheryl, and Michael Blakey
1997. Seizing Intellectual Power: The Dialogue at the New York African Burial Ground. Historical Archaeology 31(3): 84–106.

Lee, Nedra
20019. Boarding: Black Women in Nantucket Generating Income and Building Community. Transforming Anthropology, 27(2):91-104.

McDavid, Carol
2007. Beyond Strategy and Good Intentions: Archaeology, Race, and White Privilege. In Archaeology as a Tool of Civic Engagement, edited by Barbara Little and Paul Shackel, pp. 67–88. Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press.

Shackel, Paul
2011. New Philadelphia: An Archaeology of Race in the Heartland. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Streich, Gregory W.
2002. Is There a Right to Forget? Historical Injustices, Race, Memory and Identity. New Political Science 24 (4): 525–542.

Weheliye, Alexander G.
2014. Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of the Human. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.


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