For Wednesday, 27 April


  • Matthew Desmond and Mustafa Emirbayer (2016), Ch. 8 (‘Aesthetics’): ‘Race and Art in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century America’; ‘Racial Representation in Art’. keywords: antiracist aesthetic, minstrelsy; the; multiculturalism; racist aesthetic, the; white aesthetic, the; white saviour trope.
  • ‘The Birth of American Music’, 1619 Podcast (6 September 2019)

Zoom Session

  • Attendance
  • Midterm Review
    • Invisibility of whiteness is not simply about white privilege. Nor is it simply about racism, or about racial injustice.
  • Q&A: Race & Aesthetics
  • Reading Notes for Next Time

For Next Time

  • Matthew Desmond and Mustafa Emirbayer (2016), Ch. 8 (‘Aesthetics’): ‘The Racialization of Art Worlds’; ‘Cultural Appropriation’; ‘The Sociology of Art, the Art of Sociology’. keywords: antiracist appropriation; cultural appropriation (pp. 308-314); highbrow and lowbrow culture (pp. 305-308); racist appropriation; white gaze, the.

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