General Readings / Some Foundations
Baldwin, James. 1955. Notes of a Native Son. New York: Beacon Press.
Bhambra, Gurminder. 2007. Rethinking Modernity: Postcolonialism and the Sociological Imagination. London: Springer.
Bhattacharyya, Gargi. 2018. Rethinking Racial Capitalism: Questions of Reproduction and Survival. London: Rowman & Littlefield International.
Césaire, Aimé. 1950. Discourse on Colonialism. Paris: Editions Réclame.
Cusicanqui, Silvia Rivera. 2012. “Ch’ixinakax utxiwa: A Reflection on the Practices and Discourses of Decolonisation.” The South Atlantic Quarterly. 111:1, 95 – 109.
Davis, Angela. 1981. “Reflections on the Black Woman’s Role in the Community of Slaves.” The Black Scholar. 12:6, 2-15.
Diawara, Manthia. 2010. One World in Relation [Film].
Du Bois, W.E.B. 2003 . The Souls of Black Folk. New York: Barnes & Noble Classics.
Fanon, Frantz. 1986. Black Skin, White Masks. London: Pluto Press.
Gilroy, Paul. 1993. The Black Atlantic. Boston: Harvard University Press.
Glissant, Édouard 1997 . Poetics of Relation, Translated by Betsy Wing. Ann Arbour: University of Michigan Press.
Hall, Stuart. 1989. “New Ethnicities.” In Mercer, Kobena (ed.). ICA Documents: Black Film, British Cinema, 7, 27 – 31.
Hartman, Saidiya. 2016. “The Belly of the World: A Note on Black Womens’ Labors.” Souls. 18:1, 166 – 173.
hooks, bell. 1990. Yearning: Race, Gender and Cultural Politics. Boston: South End Press.
Jazeel, Tariq. 2019. Postcolonialism. London: Routledge.
Lorde, Audre. 1984.“The Master’s Tools will Never Dismantle the Master’s House.” Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches. Berkeley CA: Crossing Press., 110 – 114.
Luciano,Wahneema, (ed.) 2010. The House that Race Built: Original Essays by Toni Morrison, Angela Y. Davis, Cornel West, and others on Black Americans and Politics in America Today. New York: Vintage.
Mamdani, Mahmood. 1996. Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Mbembe, Achille. 2017. Critique of Black Reason. Durham: Duke University Press.
Said, Edward. 1978. Orientalism. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul.
Wekker, Gloria. 2016. White Innocence: Paradoxes of Colonialism and Racism. Durham: Duke University Press.
West, Cornel. 2017 . Race Matters, 25th Anniversary edition. New York: Beacon Press.
Wynter, Sylvia. 2003. “Unsettling the Coloniality of Being/Power/Truth/Freedom: Towards the Human, after Man, its Overrepresentation—An argument.” CR: The New Centennial Review. 3:3, 257-337.
Architectural and Spatial Perspectives
Barton, Craig. 2001. Sites of Memory: Perspectives on Architecture and Race. Princeton: Princeton Architectural Press.
Bhandar, Brenna. 2018. Colonial Lives of Property: Law, Land, and Racial Regimes of Ownership. Durham: Duke University Press.
Brown, Adrienne. 2019. The Black Skyscraper: Architecture and the Perception of Race. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press.
Bremner, Lindsay. 2011. Writing the City into Being: Essays on Johannesburg 1998 – 2008. Johannesburg: Fourthwall Books.
Chang, Jiat-Hwee. 2016. A Geneaology of Tropical Architecture: Colonial Networks, Nature and Technoscience. New York: Routledge.
Cheng, Irene, Charles L. Davis and Mabel. O. Wilson (eds). 2020. Race and Modern Architecture: A Critical History from the Enlightenment to the Present. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.
Davis, Charles L. 2019. Building Character: The Racial Politics of Modern Architectural Style. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.
Harris, Dianne. 2007. “Race, Space and the Destabilisation of Practice.” Landscape Journal. 26:1, 1 – 9.
Judin, Hilton. and Ivan Vladislavic (eds.). 1998. Blank--:Architecture, Apartheid and After. Rotterdam: NAi.
Lokko, Lesley Naa Norle. 2017. “A Minor Majority”. Arq: Architectural Research Quarterly, 21:4, 387 – 392.
Lokko, Lesley Naa Norle (ed.). 2000. White Papers, Black Marks: Architecture, Race, Culture. London: Athlone Press.
Puwar, Nirmal. 2004. Space Invaders: Race, Gender and Bodies Out of Place. London: Berg.
Roy, Ananya. 2017. “Urban Studies and the Postcolonial Encounter” in Hall, Suzanne and Ricky Burdett (eds.). The SAGE Handbook of the 21st Century City. London: Sage, 32 – 46.
Roy, Ananya, and Ong, Aihwa. 2011. Worlding Cities: Asian Experiments and the Art of Being Global. Hoboken: Blackwell Publishing.
Simone, AbdouMaliq. 2018. Improvised Lives: Rhythms of Endurance in an Urban South. Cambridge: Polity Press.
Wilson, Mabel. 2012. Negro Building: Black Americans in the World of Fairs and Museums. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Methodologies (and notes on drawing)
Back, Les and Nirmal Puwar. 2013. Live Methods. London: Wiley-Blackwell.
Gunaratnam, Yasmin. 2003. Researching ‘Race’ and Ethnicity: Methods, Knowledge and Power. London: Sage.
Hall, Suzanne M., Julia King, and Robin Finlay. 2015. “Envisioning Migration: Drawing the Infrastructure of Stapleton Road, Bristol.” New Diversities. 17:2, 59-72.
Kurgan, Laura. 2013. “Million-Dollar Blocks.” In Close up at a Distance: Mapping, Technology, and Politics. Cambridge MA: MIT Press.
Nasser, Aya. 2018. “Where the Dust Settles: Fieldwork, Subjectivity and Materiality in Cairo.” Contemporary Social Science. 13:3, 412-428.
Tayob, Huda. 2018. “Subaltern Architectures: Can Drawing ‘Tell’ a Different Story?” Architecture and Culture. 6:1, 203 - 222.