Week 3 Feb 13
CW: Zong! engages with kidnapping, historical slavery, the Middle Passage, murder (drowning), white supremacy, and anti-black racism.
- Zong!by M. NourbeSe Phillip (start with Notanda & Gregson v. Gilbert, then p 1-99)
- Fred Moten on Zong! http://www.poetryfoundation.org/harriet/2010/01/the-plan/
- Interview with an Empire by M. NourbeSe Philip (interview-with-an-empire)
Write a postcard/letter/note addressed to NourbeSe about your experience of Zong! and bring to class. These will be sent.