Women in Migration

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This book came out of conference in Florence, Italy that I was honored to be a part of. It is an incredible resource.

Introduction: Women and Migration[s]
Deborah Willis, Ellyn Toscano and Kalia Brooks Nelson

Part One: Imagining Family and Migration 11

  1. Between Self and Memory
    Ellyn Toscano
  2. Fragments of Memory: Writing the Migrant’s Story
    Anna Arabindan-Kesson
  3. A Congolese Woman’s Life in Europe: A Postcolonial Diptych of Migration
    Sandrine Colard
  4. Migrations
    Kathy Engel

Part Two: Mobility and Migration

  1. Carrying Memory
    Marianne Hirsch
  2. Making Through Motion
    Wangechi Mutu
  3. Strange Set of Circumstances: White Artistic Migration and Crazy Quilt
    Karen Finley
  4. Nora Holt: New Negro Composer and Jazz Age Goddess
    Cheryl A. Wall

Part Three: Understanding Pathways

  1. Silsila: Linking Bodies, Deserts, Water
    Sama Alshaibi
  2. My Baby Saved My Life: Migration and Motherhood in an American High School
    Jessica Ingram
  3. Visualizing Displacement Above The Fold
    Lorie Novak
  4. Unveiling Violence: Gender and Migration in the Discourse of Right-Wing Populism
    Debora Spini
  5. A Different Lens
    Maaza Mengiste
  6. Reinventing the Spaces Within: The Early Images of Artist Lalla Essaydi
    Isolde Brielmaier
  7. Swimming with E. C.
    Kellie Jones

Part Four: Reclaiming Our Time

  1. Kinship, the Middle Passage, and the Origins of Racial Slavery
    Jennifer L. Morgan
  2. Black Women’s Work: Resisting and Undoing Character Education and the ‘Good’ White Liberal Agenda
    Bettina L. Love
  3. Filipina Stories: Gabriela NY and Justice for Mary Jane Veloso
    Editha Mesina
  4. Women & Migrations: African Fashion’s Global Takeover
    Allana Finley
  5. What Would It Mean to Sing A Black Girl’s Song?: A Brief Statement on the Reality of Anti-Black Girl Terror
    Treva B. Lindsey

Part Five: Situated at the Edge

  1. Fredi’s Migration: Washington’s Forgotten War on Hollywood
    Pamela Newkirk
  2. Julia de Burgos: Cultural Crossing and Iconicity
    Vanessa Pérez-Rosario
  3. Sarah Parker Remond’s Black American Grand Tour
    Sirpa Salenius
  4. Making Latinx Art: Juana Valdes at the Crossroads of Latinx and Latin American Art
    Arlene Dávila
  5. Moving Mountains: Harriet Hosmer’s Nineteenth-Century Italian Migration to Become the First Professional Woman Sculptor
    Patricia Cronin

Part Six: Transit, Transiting, and Transition

  1. Urban Candy: Screens, Selfies and Imaginings
    Roshini Kempadoo
  2. Controlled Images and Cultural Reassembly: Material Black Girls Living in an Avatar World
    Joan Morgan
  3. Supershero Amrita Simla, Partitioned Once, Migrated Twice
    Sarah K. Khan
  4. Diaspora, Indigeneity, Queer Critique: Tracey Moffatt’s Aesthetics of Dwelling in Displacement
    Gayatri Gopinath
  5. The Performance of Doubles: The Transposition of Gender and Race in Ming Wong’s Life of Imitation
    Kalia Brooks Nelson

Part Seven: The World is Ours, Too

  1. The Roots of Black American Women’s Internationalism: Migrations of the Spirit and the Heart 
    Francille Rusan Wilson
  2. ‘The World is Ours, Too’: Millennial Women and the New Black Travel Movement
    Tiffany M. Gill
  3. Performing a Life: Mattie Allen McAdoo’s Odyssey from Ohio to South Africa, Australia and Beyond, 1890–1900
    Paulette Young
  4. ‘I Don’t Pay Those Borders No Mind At All’: Audley E. Moore (‘Queen Mother’ Moore) – Grassroots Global Traveler and Activist
    Sharon Harley
  5. Löis Mailou Jones in the World
    Cheryl Finley

Part Eight: Emotional Cartography: Tracing the Personal

  1. The Ones Who Leave… the Ones Who Are Left: Guyanese Migration Story
    Grace Aneiza Ali
  2. The Acton Photograph Archive: Between Representation and Re-Interpretation
    Alessandra Capodacqua
  3. Reconciliations at Sea: Reclaiming the Lusophone Archipelago in Mónica de Miranda’s Video Works
    M. Neelika Jayawardane
  4. Transnational Minor Literature: Cristina Ali Farah’s Somali Italian Stories
    Alessandra Di Maio
  5. Seizing Control of the Narrative
    Misan Sagay
  6. Migration as a Woman’s Right: Stories from Comparative and Transnational Slavery Histories in the North Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds
    Gunja SenGupta
  7. The Sacred Migration of Sister Gertrude Morgan
    Imani Uzuri

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