History of Indian and Africana Philosophy
HAP 68 - The Problem of the Color Line - Introducing the Twentieth Century

HAP 68 - The Problem of the Color Line - Introducing the Twentieth Century

January 24, 2021

By exploring the work and activities of W.E.B. Du Bois around the turn of the twentieth century, we introduce some of the themes of our coverage of that century.

HAP 67 - Chike Jeffers on Slavery and Diasporic Philosophy

HAP 67 - Chike Jeffers on Slavery and Diasporic Philosophy

January 10, 2021

Co-host Chike joins Peter to look back at series 2 and ahead to series 3.

HAP 66 - Lifting the Veil - Introducing W.E.B. Du Bois

HAP 66 - Lifting the Veil - Introducing W.E.B. Du Bois

December 27, 2020

W.E.B. Du Bois emerges as a historian, sociologist, and innovative philosophical thinker in the 1890s, and introduces his famous idea of "double consciousness."

HAP 65 - Separate Fingers, One Hand - Booker T. Washington

HAP 65 - Separate Fingers, One Hand - Booker T. Washington

December 13, 2020

Was Booker T. Washington’s “accomodationist” approach to race relations a failure to stand up to injustice or a cunning strategy for incremental change?

HAP 64 - God is a Negro - Henry McNeal Turner

HAP 64 - God is a Negro - Henry McNeal Turner

November 29, 2020

A late 19th-century churchman tries to explain how slavery fit into God’s plan, and decide whether the future for African-Americans lies in Africa or America.

HAP 63 - Brittney Cooper on Black Women Activists

HAP 63 - Brittney Cooper on Black Women Activists

November 15, 2020

Brittney Cooper on activists connected to the National Association of Colored Women, including Fannie Barrier Williams, Mary Church Terrell, and Ida B. Wells.

HAP 62 - American Barbarism - Ida B. Wells

HAP 62 - American Barbarism - Ida B. Wells

November 1, 2020

Ida B. Wells, her tireless crusade against lynching, and her analysis of the underlying purpose of racial violence.

HAP 61 - When and Where I Enter - Anna Julia Cooper

HAP 61 - When and Where I Enter - Anna Julia Cooper

October 18, 2020

Anna Julia Cooper’s "A Voice from the South", an unprecedented contribution to black feminist theory. 

HAP 60 - Though Late, It Is Liberty- Abolitionism in Brazil

HAP 60 - Though Late, It Is Liberty- Abolitionism in Brazil

October 4, 2020

Abolitionists Luiz Gama and Joaquim Nabuco, and the great novelist Machado de Assis, react to the injustices of slaveholding in Brazil.

HAP 59 - Frowning at Froudacious Fabrications - J.J. Thomas and F.A. Durham

HAP 59 - Frowning at Froudacious Fabrications - J.J. Thomas and F.A. Durham

September 20, 2020

John Jacob Thomas argues for self-government in the English colonies of the Caribbean but his fellow Trinidadian Frederick Alexander Durham recommends repatriation to Africa instead.

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