SMRF Anti-Racism Reading Group Meeting

January 29, 2021

On Wednesday, SMRF hosted the first Anti-Racism Reading Group meeting of 2021 to discuss intersectionality, utilizing articles by Matthew D. Morrison, Elizabeth K. Keenan, Kimberlé Crenshaw, and Ellie M. Hisama (for a full reading list, see below). The discussion ranged from analyses of each author’s approach to intersectionality to the implementation of intersectionality in pedagogy. A thoroughly productive and motivating meeting for all involved. Thanks to SMRF for organizing and hosting!


Reading List

  • Kimberlé Crenshaw, “Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence against Women of Color,” Stanford Law Review 43.6 (July 1991)
  • Ellie M. Hisama, “‘Diving into the earth’: the musical worlds of Julius Eastman,” in Rethinking Difference in Music Scholarship (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015)
  • Elizabeth K. Keenan, “Intersectionality in Third-Wave Popular Music: Sexuality, Race, and Class,” Oxford Handbooks Online (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018)
  • Matthew D. Morrison, “Race, Blacksound, and the (Re)Making of Musicological Discourse,” Journal of American Musicological Society 72.3 (2019)

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