Maxine Leeds Craig Aint I a Beauty Queen Chapter 3 Representing the Ideal Black

Maxine leeds craig aint i a beauty queen chapter 3

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3. Maxine Leeds Craig, “Aint I a Beauty Queen? Chapter 3 Representing the Ideal Black Woman 45-64 1. Elise McDougald, “ The Struggle of Black Women for Sex and Race Emancipation,” 77-83 in Words of Fire . 2. Alice Dunbar-Nelson, “Negro Women and the Ballot” and Amy Jacques Garvey, “Our Women Getting into the Larger Life” & “Women as Leaders, ” 85-95 in Words of Fire 3. V. P. Franklin and Bettye Collier-Thomas “For the Race in General and Black Women in Particular..” in Sisters in the Struggle : 21-41 Have turned in two reaction papers or do poorly on exam October 1 The Complexities of Domesticity 1. Elizabeth Clark Lewis, “Domestic Workers in the North” in Black Women in America: A Historical Encyclopedia Doheny E185.86.B542 1993 V.2 & Leavey Library (Blackboard) 2. Tera Hunter, “ Domestic Workers in the South,” in Black Women in America Blackboard 2. Elizabeth Clark Lewis, “ First You Helped Each Other: African American Women and Migration, 1900-1940 in Black Women’s History at the Intersection of Knowledge and Power, eds. Terborg- Penn and Sumler Edmond (Blackboard) October 3 - Midterm Due in Class In Class: 1936 Version of “ Imitation of Life (no reading questions for today) October 8 Blue Eyes Brown Skin Start reading The Bluest Eye including the introduction by Toni Morrison No reaction paper, post reading questions on Blackboard October 10 Post reading questions on Blackboard Guest Speaker: Professor Michelle Gordon 1. Finish the Bluest Eye 2. Toni Morrison, excerpts from “Unspeakable Things Unspoken” on Blackboard 4
ARLT 100 FALL 2012 Daughters of Africa Readings & Assignments 8/27 Check Blackboard for updates, additions, and corrections No electronics in class! October 15 1. Maxine Leeds Craig, “ Ain’t I a Beauty Queen ?” ch 2 Contexts for the Emergence of “ Black is Beautiful” 45-64 2. Megan E. Williams , “The Crisis Cover Girl, Lena Horne, the NAACP, and Representations of African American Femininity, 1941-45 American Periodicals 16:2 2006 (Blackboard) Paper on The Bluest Eye due 10/17 October 17 Negro Women in Our Economic Life, 1920-1950 1. Francille Rusan Wilson, “‘ All of the Glory…Faded…Quickly’: Sadie T. M. Alexander and Black Professional Women ” in Sister Circle , 164-183 2. Sadie Alexander, “Negro Women in Our Economic Life” 95-100 Words of Fire 3. Sharon Harley, “Working for Nothing but a Living”: Black Women in the Underground Economy” In Sister Circle , 48-66 October 22 B lack Women in the Long Civil Rights Movement 1-2. Barbara Ransby, “A Behind the Scenes View...Ella Baker.. 42-55; and “Closed Doors”: Mary McLeod Bethune on Civil Rights 11-20 in Sisters in the Struggle ,

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