Journal Articles

Ab Imperio Forum: Archie Phinney, Early Soviet Ethnography, and a Native American’s Visions of Progress (vol. 2020 no. 1, 2020) 

Jocelyn Alexander & JoAnn McGregor, “African Soldiers in the USSR: Oral Histories of ZAPU Intelligence Cadres’ Soviet Training, 1964–1979” (Journal of Southern African Studies, Vol. 43, Issue 1, 2017)

Richard Arnold, “Systematic racist violence in Russia between ‘hate crime’ and ‘ethnic conflict’” (Theoretical Criminology Vol. 19(2), 2015)

Kate Baldwin, “Soul Mates” (Diaspora: A Journal of Transnational Studies 9:3 2000) – from AATSEEL’s Resources for Equitable and Antiracist Teaching Practices

Benjamin Balthaser, “From Lapwai to Leningrad: Archie Phinney, Marxism, and the Making of Indigenous Modernity” (Ab Imperio, vol. 2020 no. 1, 2020)

Anindita Banerjee, “Russia’s Afrofuturism: T/Racing Revolution between the Avant-Garde and the Harlem Renaissance” (SEEJ 61:3, 2017)

Konstantin Bogdanov, “‘Negroes’ in the USSR. The Ethnography of an Imaginary Diaspora” (Forum for Anthropology and Culture 11, 2015) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Allison Blakely, “Foreword: Contested Blackness in Red Russia.” In “African Americans in Early Soviet Culture” (special issue, Russian Review 75, 2016)

Naomi Caffee, “Between First, Second, and Third Worlds: Olzhas Suleimenov and Soviet Post-colonialism, 1961-1973” (Russian Literature 111-112, 2020)

Choi Chatterjee, “The Accidental Transnationalist: An Autobiographical Manifesto” (Ab Imperio 4, 2018)

Jason Cieply, “The Enthusiastic Objectifications of Skaz: Mikhail Zoshchenko and the “Simple-Souled” Soviet Reception of Jazz” (The Russian Review, 79:3 2020)

Katerina Clark, “The Representation of the African American as Colonial Oppressed in Texts of the Soviet Interwar Years” (The Russian Review 75:3, 2016) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Rossen Djagalov and Masha Salazkina,  “Tashkent ‘68: A Cinematic Contact Zone” (Slavic Review 75:2, 2016) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Gesine Drews-Sylla, “Commemorating a Black Pushkin in Paris: Marina Tsvetaeva and Négritude, in: Sturm-Trigonakis, Elke (Hg.)” (World Literature and the Postcolonial: Narratives of (Neo)Colonialization in a Globalized World, 89-105, 2020) 

W.E.B. DuBois, “Pushkin” (Phylon 1:3, 1940) – from AATSEEL’s Resources for Equitable and Antiracist Teaching Practices

W.E.B. DuBois, “Colonialism and the Russian Revolution,” (New World Review 24:10, 1956) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

David Engerman, “The Second World’s Third World” (Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 12 no. 1, 2011)

Betsy Etsch and Robin D.G. Kelley,  “Black Like Mao, red China and black revolution” (Souls 1:4, 1999) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Leah Feldman, “Hybridity’s Failures: Lessons From the Soviet Empire” (Ab Imperio 4, 2018)

Leah Feldman, “Global Souths: Toward a Materialist Poetics of Alignment” (boundary 2 47:2, 2020)

Irina Filatova, “Indoctrination or Scholarship? Education of Africans at the Communist University of the Toilers of the East in the Soviet Union, 1923‐1937” (Paedagogica Historica 35 no. 1, 1999)

Charles Forsdick and Christian Høgsbjerg. “Sergei Eisenstein and the Haitian Revolution: ‘The Confrontation Between Black and White Explodes Into Red’” (History Workshop Journal 78:1, 2014) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Sergey Glebov and Marina Mogilner, “The Transatlantic “Imperial Situation” (Ab Imperio, vol. 2020 no. 1, 2020)

Bruce Grant, “What I Know About Globalization” (Ab Imperio 4, 2018)

Lashawn Harris, “Running with the Reds: African American Women and the Communist Party in the Great Depression” (Journal of African American History 94:1, 2009) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Julie Hessler, “Death of an African Student in Moscow: Race, Politics, and the Cold War” (Cahiers du Monde russe, Vol. 47, No. 1/2, Repenser le Dégel: Versions du socialisme, influences internationales et société soviétique, Jan. – Jun., 2006)

Samuel Hirst, “Soviet Orientalism across Borders: Documentary Film for the Turkish Republic” (Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 18 no. 1, 2017)

Elizabeth M Holt, “‘Bread or Freedom’: The Congress for Cultural Freedom, the CIA, and the Arabic Literary Journal Ḥiwār (1962-67)(Journal of Arabic Literature 44, no. 1 (2013)

Dubravka Juraga, and M. Keith Booker. “The Reds and the Blacks: The Historical Novel in the Soviet Union and Postcolonial Africa” (Studies in the Novel 29 no. 3, 1997)

Constantin Katsakioris, “Soviet Lessons for Arab Modernization: Soviet Educational Aid towards Arab Countries after 1956.” (Journal of Modern European History 8 no. 1, 2010)

Constantin Katsakioris, “Burden or Allies?: Third World Students and Internationalist Duty through Soviet Eyes” (Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 18 no. 3, 2017)

Constantin Katsakioris, “Students from Portuguese Africa in the Soviet Union, 1960–74: Anti-colonialism, Education, and the Socialist Alliance,” (Journal of Contemporary History 2020)

Christina Kiaer, “African Americans in Soviet Socialist Realism: The Case of Aleksandr Deineka” (The Russian Review 75:3, 2016) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Masha Kirasirova, “‘Sons of Muslims’ in Moscow: Soviet Central Asian Mediators to the Foreign East, 1955–1962” (Ab Imperio 2011 no. 4, 2011)

Masha Kirasirova, “The ‘East’ as a Category of Bolshevik Ideology and Comintern Administration: The Arab Section of the Communist University of the Toilers of the East” (Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 18 no. 1, 2017)

Kuznetsov, Igor. “Archie Phinney, A Soviet Ethnographer” (Ab Imperio, vol. 2020 no. 1, 2020)

Christopher J Lee, “Addressing an Afro-Asian Public: Alex La Guma’s Report to the 25th Anniversary Conference of the Afro-Asian Writers Association in 1983” (Safundi 19 no. 3, 2018)

Christopher J Lee, “Decoloniality of a Special Type: Solidarity and Its Potential Meanings in South African Literature, during and after the Cold War” (Journal of Postcolonial Writing 50 no. 4, 2014)

Alaina Lemon, “Without a ‘Concept’? Race as Discursive Practice” (Slavic Review 61, 2002)

Maxim Matusevich,  “An exotic subversive: Africa, Africans and the Soviet everyday” (Race & Class 49:57, 2008) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Maxim Matusevich, “Journeys of Hope: African Diaspora and the Soviet Society.” (African Diaspora 1, 2008)

Maxim Matusevich, “The Red and the Black: The Riddle of Post-Soviet Racism.” (Lefteast 2017)

David Chioni Moore, “Local Color, Global ‘Color’: Langston Hughes, the Black Atlantic, and Soviet Central Asia, 1932” (Research in African Literatures 27 no. 4, 1996)

David Chioni Moore, “Is the Post- in Postcolonial the Post- in Post-Soviet? Toward a Global Postcolonial Critique” (PMLA 116 no. 1, 2001)

David Chioni Moore,  “Colored Dispatches from the Uzbek Border: Langston Hughes’ Relevance, 1933-2002” (Callaloo 25:4, 2002) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

S. Ani. Mukherji, “‘Like Another Planet to the Darker Americans’: Black Cultural Work in 1930s Moscow” (Africa in Europe: Studies in Transnational Practice in the Long Twentieth Century, 2013) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Nana Osei-Opare, “Uneasy Comrades: Postcolonial Statecraft, Race, and Citizenship, Ghana-Soviet Relations, 1957-1966” (The Journal of West African History 5:2, 2019)

Monica Popescu, “On the Margins of the Black Atlantic: Angola, the Second World, and the Cold War” (Research in African Literatures 45:3, 2014) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Harsha Ram, “Imagining Eurasia: The Poetics and Ideology of Olzhas Suleimenov’s AZ i IA” (Slavic Review 60 no. 2, 2001)

Shana Russell, “‘I Wanted to See for Myself the First Land of Socialism’: Black American Women and the Russian Revolution” (Science and Society, 2017) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Jeff Sahadeo,  “Druzhba Narodov or second-class citizenship? Soviet Asian migrants in a post-colonial world” (Central Asian Survey, 26:4, 2007)

Jeff Sahadeo, Black Snouts Go Home! Migration and Race in Late Soviet Leningrad and Moscow” (The Journal of Modern History, 88, 2016)

Rigmaila Salys, “The Pattersons: Expatriate and Native Son” (The Russian Review 75:3, 2016) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Slavic Review 61: 1 (Spring 2002) (special issue on race). – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Jelena Subotic, and Srdjan Vucetic, “Performing Solidarity: Whiteness and Status-Seeking in the Non-aligned World” (Journal of International Relations and Development, 2017)

Willard Sunderland, “Yakuts into Russians? ‘Going Native’ and Problems of Russia’s National Identity in the Siberian North, 18702-1914” (Slavic Review 55.4, 1996)

Imaobong Umoren, “Anti-Fascism and the Development of Global Race Women, 1928-1945” (Callaloo 39:1, 2016) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora” 

Gwen Walker,  Adumbrations of the End in Andrei Belyi’s Treatment of Africa (The Russian Review 60, 2001)

Gwen Walker, Andrei Bely’s Armchair Journey through the Legendary Land of “Ophir”: Russia, Africa, and the Dream of Distance (The Slavic and East European Journal 46:1, 2002)

Gwen Walker, Songs of Africa: The Native Voice in Four Poems by Nikolai Gumilev (Ulbandus Review 7, Empire, Union, Center, Satellite: The Place of Post-colonial Theory in Slavic/Central and Eastern European/Post-Soviet Studies, 2003)

Amir Weiner, “Nothing but Certainty” (Slavic Review 61, 2002)

Eric D Weitz, “Racial Politics without the Concept of Race: Re-evaluating Soviet Ethnic and National Purges” (Slavic Review 61, Spring 2002)

Jennifer Wilson, “Queer Harlem, Queer Tashkent: Langston Hughes’s ‘Boy Dancers of Uzbekistan” (Slavic Review 76:3, 2017) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Jennifer Wilson, “White Flight: Nationalists Take on the Shifting Grounds of Polish Racial Identity” (World Policy Journal 35:1, 2018)

Josephine Woll, “The Russian Connection: Soviet Cinema and the Cinema of Francophone Africa” In (Focus on African Film, edited by Josephine Pfaff, 2004)

Andrew Zimmerman, “Transnational History Versus the Fort, Capital, and Empire” (Ab Imperio 4, 2018)