This preliminary bibliography is a place to begin examining race, racism and anti-racism in Classical Studies. It is not meant to be exhaustive or definitive. The collections in Copley Library are continually growing as we strive to support your scholarship and research. If you have suggestions to add to the collections or this list, please feel free to contact us through the Ask A Librarian page.
Symbolic Blackness and Ethnic Difference in Early Christian Literature by Gay L. Byron
African American Writers and Classical Tradition by William W. Cook & James Tatum
The image of the Black in western art edited by David Bindman and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
The world and Africa by W.E.B. Du Bois
Classicisms in the Black Atlantic edited by Ian Moyer, Adam Lecznar, and Heidi Morse
African Athena: New Agendas edited by Daniel Orrells, Gurminder K. Bhambra, and Tessa Roynon
Classics and colonialism edited by Barbara Goff
Onesimus, our brother : reading religion, race, and culture in Philemon edited by Matthew V. Johnson, James A. Noel, and Demetrius K. Williams
Race and the writing of history: riddling the sphinx by Meghan Keita
The autobiography of William Sanders Scarborough : an American journey from slavery to scholarship
The works of William Sanders Scarborough : Black classicist and race leader / edited by Michele Valerie Ronnick
A Former Jew: Paul and the Dialectics of Race by Love Sechrest
Blacks in antiquity: Ethiopians in the Greco-Roman experience by Frank M. Snowden, Jr