Passing: Race, Disability, and Gender

8May

00:0000:00

What do Michael Jackson and Franklin D. Roosevelt have to do with the debates about the North Carolina bathrooms bill? Marissa, Sarah, and Katie weave together a discussion of ways people have defied socially constructed systems of race, ability, and gender, and "passed" as something else. 


Show Notes
Applebaum, Yoni. "Rachel Dolezal and the History of Passing for Black." The Atlantic (15 Jun 2015)

Bates, Karen Grigsby. "'A Chosen Exile': Black People Passing in White America." NPR (7 Oct 2014)

Brune, Jeffrey. Disability and Passing: Blurring the Lines of Identity. 

Daston, L., & Park, K. (1985). "Hermaphrodites in renaissance france." Critical Matrix,1(5), 1.

Fikes, Robert. "The Passing of Passing: A Peculiarly American Racial Tradition Approaches Irrelevance." blackpast.org

Haynes, Monica. "Passing: How Posing as White Became a Choice for Some Black Americans." Pittsburgh Gazette (26 Oct 2003)

Laqueur, Thomas Walter. Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1990.

Carter, Julian B. The Heart of Whiteness Normal Sexuality and Race in America, 1880-1940. Durham: Duke University Press, 2007.