This reading group session is part of a new series of termly conversations on the challenges and possibilities of teaching, researching, and learning about the history of race in the modern university.
Established as part of a collaboration between the Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar (TGHS) and the History Faculty’s Race Equality Action Group (REAG), readings will predominantly focus on the discipline of History but all members of the University, especially students at any stage of their studies, are welcome to attend.
The readings for the first session, all accessible online via SSO, are:
Meleisa Ono-George, ‘Beyond Diversity: Anti-racist pedagogy in British History departments’, Women’s History Review, 28, 3 (2019) (9pp)
bell hooks, Teaching to Transgress (1994), ch. 3 ‘Embracing Change’ (9pp)
Mark Hinton and Meleisa Ono-George, ‘Teaching a History of “Race” and Anti-Racist Action in an Academic Classroom’, Area, 20, 52 (2020) (6pp)
Penny Jane Burke, ‘Trans/Forming Pedagogical Spaces’ (ch.21), in Jason Arday, Heidi Safia Mirza (eds), Dismantling Racism in Higher Education (2018) (18pp)