Otherwise Worlds: Against Settler Colonialism and Anti-Blackness (Paperback)

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By Tiffany Lethabo King (Editor)
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Description


The contributors to Otherwise Worlds investigate the complex relationships between settler colonialism and anti-Blackness to explore the political possibilities that emerge from such inquiries. Pointing out that presumptions of solidarity, antagonism, or incommensurability between Black and Native communities are insufficient to understand the relationships between the groups, the volume's scholars, artists, and activists look to articulate new modes of living and organizing in the service of creating new futures. Among other topics, they examine the ontological status of Blackness and Indigeneity, possible forms of relationality between Black and Native communities, perspectives on Black and Indigenous sociality, and freeing the flesh from the constraints of violence and settler colonialism. Throughout the volume's essays, art, and interviews, the contributors carefully attend to alternative kinds of relationships between Black and Native communities that can lead toward liberation. In so doing, they critically point to the importance of Black and Indigenous conversations for formulating otherwise worlds.

Contributors
Maile Arvin, Marcus Briggs-Cloud, J. Kameron Carter, Ashon Crawley, Denise Ferreira da Silva, Chris Finley, Hotvlkuce Harjo, Sandra Harvey, Chad B. Infante, Tiffany Lethabo King, Jenell Navarro, Lindsay Nixon, Kimberly Robertson, Jared Sexton, Andrea Smith, Cedric Sunray, Se'mana Thompson, Frank B. Wilderson

About the Author


Tiffany Lethabo King is Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Georgia State University. Jenell Navarro is Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Andrea Smith is Professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Riverside.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781478008385
ISBN-10: 1478008385
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication Date: May 27th, 2020
Pages: 400
Language: English