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April 5, 2017 | Theatre,

On Whiteness: A Reading List

This past week Claudia Rankine gave a sold out talk on whiteness (for those of you who missed it you can watch here). Throughout the presentation Ms. Rankine covered a wide variety of literature and pop culture references. From the talk we have created a reading list for you comprised of the books and blogs mentioned:

  1.  Whiteness of a Different Color by Matthew Frye Jacobson
  2.  The History of White People  by Nell Irvin Painter
  3. White: Essays on Race and Culture by Richard Dryer
  4. White Happened to You by David Shih
  5.  Cruel Optimism by Lauren Berlant
  6. The Whiteness Project by Whitney Dow
  7.  Stuff White People Like by Christian Lander
  8. The Future of Whiteness by Linda Martín Alcoff
  9. White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible by Peggy MacIntosh
  10. Internalized Dominance/White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
  11. Angry White Men: American Masculinity at the End of an Era by Michael Kimmel
  12. The Value of Whiteness by Patricia Williams
  13. Whiteness as Property by Cheryl I. Harris

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