Archive for the ‘African American Studies’ Category
World history in video is an online collection of streaming video that gives users access to critically acclaimed documentaries from filmmakers worldwide. Upon completion the collection will include more than 1750 documentaries that offer a survey of human history from the earliest civilizations to the fall of the Berlin Wall. World history in video covers Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania.
Theatre In Video contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world’s leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video – more than 500 hours in all, representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors. This release includes 258 videos, equaling approximately 304 hours.
Silent Film Online database brings together more than 500 films which together represent the basis of modern cinematic technique and film theory. Carefully curated with ASP’s Video Advisory Board, the database covers silent features, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s. High quality versions of films have been selected for the collection from leading distributors such as Kino Lorber, Lobster Films, Flicker Alley, and Image Entertainment.
The collection includes approximately 200 full-length feature films from leading independent distributors such as Kino Lorber, First Run Features, Film Movement, MK2, and the Global Films Initiative. All films were presented at major film festivals, many were nominated for awards, and many have major awards. Collectively the films in the database have won more than 1,000 awards.
Health and Society in Video defines and explores today’s latest medical progress in health and wellness issues and their impact on society– with hundreds of premium documentaries, profiles, reports, and interviews. This release provides 260 titles, equaling approximately 198 hours, growing regularly.
In partnership with California Newsreel, the oldest non-profit social issue documentary film center in the country, this collection includes cutting-edge racial justice and diversity films that inspire, educate and engage audiences. Additionally, Black Studies in Video features access to the SNCC Legacy Video Collection, a series of formal addresses, panel discussions and programs that took place at a conference and reunion unfolding over four days at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee.
Critical Philosophy of Race will examine issues raised by the concept of race, the practices and mechanisms of racialization, and the persistence of various forms of racism across the world. The journal is sponsored by the Rock Ethics Institute at The Pennsylvania State University. – Publisher.
Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men is a multidisciplinary research journal whose articles will focus on issues related to aspects of Black men’s experiences, including such topics as gender, masculinities, and race/ethnicity. – Publisher.
The Journal of Africana Religions publishes critical scholarship on Africana religions, including the religious traditions of African and African Diasporic peoples as well as religious traditions influenced by the diverse cultural heritage of Africa. – Publisher.
Created from the Library Company of Philadelphia’s acclaimed Afro-Americana Collection – an accumulation that began with Benjamin Franklin and steadily increased throughout its entire history – this unique online resource provides researchers with more than 12,000 printed works. These essential books, pamphlets and broadsides, including many lesser-known imprints, hold an unparalleled record of African American history, literature and culture. This collection spans nearly 400 years, from the early 16th to the early 20th century. – Publisher.
Northwestern University Library now has access to the JSTOR Arts & Sciences XI Collection.
Arts & Sciences XI will expand JSTOR’s coverage in the humanities, with scholarship in core fields of Language & Literature, History, and Art & Art History. Comprising a minimum of 125 titles, the collection will include important journals in Classical Studies, Architecture & Architectural History, and Music. Other discipline clusters will include Bibliography, Library Science, Religion, Philosophy, Archaeology, Performing Arts, Film Studies, and Linguistics. Interdisciplinary titles will broaden the scope of the collection to include area studies such as American studies, Asian studies, Jewish studies, and African American studies. – Publisher.
17 new ABC-CLIO E-books
- 100 Key Documents in American Democracy
- A Practical Treatise on the Law of Slavery
- African Americans in the Media Today: An Encyclopedia Volume 1: A-L
- African Americans in the Media Today: An Encyclopedia Volume 2: M-Z
- Cotton as a World Power: A Study in the Economic Interpretation of History
- Encyclopedia of American Civil Rights and Liberties
- Folk Wisdom and Mother Wit: John Lee – An African American Herbal Healer
- Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, 1846-1906
- Race Distinctions in American Law
- Slave GA
- Slave SC
- Statistical Handbook on Racial Groups in the United States
- The Religious Instruction of the Negroes in the United States
- Voices of the Fugitives: Runaway Slave Stories and Their Fictions of Self-Creation
- William Jay and the Constitutional Movement for the Abolition of Slavery
- For Race and Country: The Life and Career of Colonel Charles Young
- The Critical Response to Ralph Ellison
Pt. 1. Foundations of counseling in African settings — pt. 2. Contexts of counseling — pt. 3. Counseling applications — pt. 4. The future of counseling in African heritage settings.
The powerful, long-neglected testimony of former slaves places African American slave foods and foodways at the center of the complex social dynamics of the plantation South. – Publisher.