Palimpsest - Volume #6, Issue #1 (7/2017)

Table of Contents

Editors' Introduction

T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting and Tiffany Ruby Patterson-Myers


Neo-S(k)in Trade: White Skin, Black Bodies in Bernardine Evaristo's Blonde Roots
Sika A. Dagbovie-Mullins

Breaking the Back of Words: Sound and Subversion in Toni Morrison's Beloved
Jonquil Bailey

"[B]lack and going on women": Lucille Clifton, Elizabeth Alexander, and the Poetry of Grief
Emily J. Lordi

Book Reviews

All Books Reviewed by the Palimpsest Editorial Collective

St├ęphane Robolin, Grounds of Engagement: Apartheid-Era African American and South African Writing (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015), 237 pp.

Are All the Women Still White?: Rethinking Race, Expanding Feminisms, ed. Janell Hobson (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2016), 334 pp.

Marisa Fuentes, Dispossessed Lives: Enslaved Women, Violence, and the Archive (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016), 217 pp.

Julie Iromuanya, Mr. and Mrs. Doctor (Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 2015), 292 pp.

Neil Roberts, Freedom as Marronage (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015), 254 pp.

Charleston Syllabus: Readings on Race, Racism, and Racial Violence, eds. Chad Williams, Kidada E. Williams, and Keisha N. Blain (Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 2016), 351 pp.

Simone Browne, Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness (Durham: Duke University Press, 2015), 213 pp.

Angela Ann Ards, Words of Witness: Black Women's Autobiography in the Post-Brown Era (Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2015), 230 pp.

The Art of Engagement Forum, Part I

History vs. Historical Memory: Rosie Douglas, Black Power on Campus, and the Canadian Color Conceit
Michael O. West