New Books in African American Studies

starstarstarstarstar

RSS Feed URL

Claim this podcast

Remove this podcast

Play Latest Episode:

Title: Stephen R. Duncan, "The Rebel Café: Sex, Race, and Politics in Cold War America’s Nightclub Underground" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2018)

Stephen R. Duncan, "The Rebel Café: Sex, Race, and Politics in Cold War America’s Nightclub Underground" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2018)

June 24th, 2019

The art and antics of rebellious figures in 1950s American nightlife?from the Beat Generation to eccentric jazz musicians and comedians?have long fascinated… Go to Episode

Chris S. Duvall, "The African Roots of Marijuana" (Duke UP, 2019)

June 24th, 2019

There's so much discussion in the contemporary United States about marijuana. Debates focus on legalization and medicalization. Usually, Reefer Madness,… Go to Episode

Dorinne Kondo, "Worldmaking: Race, Performance, and the Work of Creativity" (Duke UP, 2018)

June 24th, 2019

In Worldmaking: Race, Performance, and the Work of Creativity (Duke University Press 2018), Dorinne Kondo brings together critical race studies, affect… Go to Episode

Shennette Garrett-Scott, "Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal" (Columbia UP, 2019)

June 19th, 2019

Think running an insurance company or a bank is hard?  Try doing it as an African-American woman in the Jim Crow South.  Shennette Garrett-Scott's… Go to Episode