Here is a collection of resources aimed at helping classicists teach topics of race and ethnicity in the current political climate. You might also find our resources on Immigration helpful.
Resources for Teaching Race and Ethnicity
Resources for Teaching Race and Ethnicity in Classical Antiquity by Rebecca Kennedy (a collection of syllabi as well as a wide range of other content)
- Kennedy’s Race/Ethnicity Bibliography is also of great use on this topic
Diversifying Classics Colloquium at the College of Charleston (videos of talks available)
Kelly Dugan, “‘Happy Slave’ Narrative and Classics Pedagogy: A Verbal and Visual Analysis of Beginning Greek and Latin Textbooks” in New England Classical Journal, 46 (1).
#ClassicsSoWhite by Hilary Lehman
What Would James Baldwin Do? by Denise McCoskey
Fragile, Handle with Care by Mathura Umachandran
We Condone it By Our Silence by Rebecca Kennedy
Indigenizing Classics: A Teaching Guide by Katherine Blouin, Aven McMaster, David Meban, Zachary Yuzwa
Modules from Ancient Leadership in the Era of Trump (Sunoikisis Leadership Course)
- “Our Only Goal Will Be the Western Shore: Treatment of Immigrants in America and Ancient Greece” by Zoe Stamatopoulou
- “American Pie: Leadership and Identity” by Rebecca Kennedy
- “Shelter from the Storm: Drama, Supplication, Refugees” by Amy Pistone and Rebecca Kennedy
Resources from Our Colleagues in Related Disciplines
“Writing about Slavery/Teaching About Slavery: This Might Help” by P. Gabrielle Foreman, et al. (community-sourced document)
Resources on Race and Ethnicity in the Medieval World — taken from a statement written by Medievalists of Color (MoC)
For resources pertaining to the intellectual and professional significance of race in medieval studies, see this bibliography of scholarship on race and medieval studies, the special issue of the journal postmedieval on “Making Race Matter in the Middle Ages,” the plenary session on “The Color of Membership” held at the SAA Meeting in April 2017, the workshop on Whiteness in Medieval Studies (held at the International Congress of Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, MI, May 2017), as well as its participant reflections and organizer reflection.