During SPRING TERM 2019, I will be teaching a fourth-year capstone seminar in History at the University of Houston, “The Atlantic World Since 1450: Slaves and Rebels, Capitalists and Zombies.” The syllabus for the course is here: History 4394_Syllabus

Here is a PDF of the article by Patrick Wolfe, “Settler colonialism and the elimination of the native” for the Feb. 4 Session: Settler colonialism and the elimination of the native


During my final teaching term at York University (2017), I taught two courses, a graduate seminar, “Appropriating Marx’s Capital,” on Capital volume 1, and a fourth year Political Theory Capstone course on the theme of, “Slavery and Freedom.” 

Here is the course syllabus for the Capital seminar: capital-course-outline   

What follows are PDFs of course-related readings: “Appropriating Marx’s Capital” Course: Dussell: Dussell – Four Drafts Colletti: Colletti Theory of Value Pilling:  Pilling Marx’s Capital Stallybrass: available here: http://syntheticzero.net/2014/01/17/marxs-coat-peter-stallybrass/

Syllabus and Readings for Slavery and Freedom: Course syllabus: pols-4906-syllabus;

Ad here are PDFs of some course Readings:  Finley:Finley_Between Slavery and Freedom Rediker Rediker_Slave Ship

Toussaint L’Ouverture: toussaint-louverture-proclamation-and-letters

Salome Lee on Marx, Slavery and Racism: lee-article-untilweare-all-abolitionists

In the Fall Term 2016 at York University, I taught a third-year lecture course, “The Political Culture of Race and Racism,” and a fourth-year seminar, “Marxism, Feminism,  Post-structuralism.” The syllabus for each course is below.

Syllabus for “The Political Culture of Race and Racism”: political-science-3065-3-syllabus

Syllabus for “Marxism, Feminism, Post-structuralism”: political-science-4091-3

Readings for POLS 3065, Political Culture of Race and Racism:   Barbara Fields Fields, Slavery Race and Ideology Loic Wacquant Wacquant_Class race and hyperincarceration  Sports and Racism: Sports and Black Male Body  Blues, Rock and Racism:  The Blues, Rock and Roll and Racism Black Power to Hip Hop: Black Power to Hip Hop Walia: Harsha Walia, Transient Servitude Balibar: Balibar_A racism without races Goldberg: Goldberg, Racial Spaces.compressed  Dirks and Mueller: Dirks___Mueller__2007

Readings for POLS 4091, Marxism, Feminism, Post-structuralism: Stabile: Stabile-Feminism without Guarantees; On structuralism and post-structuralism: Structuralism-Post-definiti; Nancy Holmstrom: Holmstrom;  Dorothy Smith: SmithWomen; Hazel Carby: carby_1997_-white-women-listen; Gloria Joseph: gloria-joseph; Sue Ferguson: Race Gender Class; Himani Bannerji: Bannerji, Building from Marx; Alan Sears: Sears, Sex After Citizenship; Jennifer Nash: Nash, Rethinking Intersectionality; Leslie McCall: McCall_ The Complexity of Intersectionality; Ferguson and McNally: ferguson_mcnally