This week’s episode features Cécile Fromont, an associate professor of art history at Yale University, who was a panelist for “Repatriation of Museum Objects,” an event held by Cornell University’s Institute for European Studies. She shares her perspective through four stories, drawing on her work as a historian of African and visual material culture in the early modern period. Listen to part 1 of this episode for more context about the event.
Kim and Rachel are also celebrating the beginning of Black History Month by sharing new research that they’re excited about, the books and articles that they are reading, and some upcoming events on their radar.
Listen to the episode below!
Books from the Episode
White Ferocity:The Genocides of Non-Whites and Non-Aryans from 1492 to Date by Rosa Amelia Plumelle-Uribe
Other Links and Articles
“Histories of Dress: Fashioning Identity in West Africa and the United States” by Kayla Renée Wheeler and Jody Benjamin
“Black Islam Syllabus” by Kayla Renée Wheeler
“Ferocity of Whites, Ferocity of Capitalism” by Samir Amin
“EO.0.0.7943 in Forum on Decolonisation and colonial collections: An unresolved conflict” by Maarten Couttenier
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