CASSANDRA: Reader on White Feminism ≡ White Supremacy

Title: Reader on White Feminism ≡ White Supremacy

Editor: Kandis Williams

Publisher: Cassandra Press


Maria Stehle and Beverly M. Weber, “White Fragility and the White Gaze: Race Gender, and Neoliberalism,” in Precarious Intimacies: The Politics of Touch in Contemporary Western European Cinema (Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2020).

Kali Holloway, “7 Things the United Daughters of the Confederacy Might Not Want You to Know about Them,” Salon (, October 7, 2018).

Patrick Keating, “Artifice and Atmosphere: The Visual Culture of Hollywood Glamour Photography, 1930–1935.” Film History 29, no. 3 (2017): 105–35.

Bettina L. Love, “Where Are the White Girls,” in Hip Hop's Li'l Sistas Speak (Peter Lang Publishing Inc., 2012).

Cady Lang, “How the Karen Meme Confronts History of White Womanhood,” Time (Time, July 6, 2020).

“It's Not Just Greta Thunberg: Why Are We Ignoring the Developing World's Inspiring Activists? | Chika Unigwe,” The Guardian (Guardian News and Media, October 5, 2019).

“J.K. Rowling Writes about Her Reasons for Speaking out on Sex and Gender Issues,” J.K. Rowling, September 9, 2021.

Karen Grigsby Bates, “What's in a 'Karen'?,” NPR (NPR, July 15, 2020).

Cheryl E. Matias & Ricky Lee Allen, "Loving Whiteness to Death: Sadomasochism, Emotionality, and the Possibility of Humanizing Love". Berkeley Review of Education 4, no. 2 (2013).

Angelina Chapin, “Of Course White Women Voted for Trump Again,” The Cut (The Cut, November 17, 2020).

Sophie Gilbert, “How to Tell the Story of a Cult,” The Atlantic (Atlantic Media Company, November 8, 2020).

Robin DiAngelo. “Chapter 13: Popular White Narratives That Deny Racism.” Counterpoints 398 (2012): 221–42.

Mary Cathryn Cain, “Rhetorics of Race and Freedom: The Expression of Women’s Whiteness in Anti-Slavery Activism.” Studies in Popular Culture 29, no. 2 (2006): 1–19.

Ruth Frankenberg, White Women, Race Matters: The Social Construction of Whiteness (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005).

Heather Mooney, “Sad Girls and Carefree Black Girls: Affect, Race, (Dis)Possession, and Protest.” Women’s Studies Quarterly 46, no. 3 & 4 (2018): 175–94.

Mary Cathryn Cain, “The Art and Politics of Looking White: Beauty Practice among White Women in Antebellum America.” Winterthur Portfolio 42, no. 1 (2008): 27–50.

Ginger Ging-Dwan Boyd, “The Girl Effect: A Neoliberal Instrumentalization of Gender Equality”. Consilience, no. 15 (February 2016).

Becky Little, “The Massive, Overlooked Role of Female Slave Owners,” (A&E Television Networks, March 12, 2019).

Alison Phipps, 2019, “Every Woman Knows a Weinstein’: Political Whiteness and White Woundedness in #MeToo and Public Feminisms Around Sexual Violence. Feminist Formations, volume and issue TBC.

Allison Vandenberg, "Toward a Phenomenological Analysis of Historicized Beauty Practices." WSQ: Women's Studies Quarterly 46, no. 1 (2018): 167-180. 

Mamta Motwani Accapadi, “When White Women Cry: How White Women's Tears Oppress Women of Color.” The College Student Affairs Journal 26 (2007): 208-215.

Ewelina Pepiak, “White Femininity and Trolling: Historicizing Some Visual Strategies of Today’s Far Right.” In Violence and Trolling on Social Media: History, Affect, and Effects of Online Vitriol, edited by Sara Polak and Daniel Trottier, 109–30. Amsterdam University Press, 2020.

George Paul Meiu, “On Difference, Desire and the Aesthetics of the Unexpected: The White Masai in Kenyan Tourism.” In Great Expectations: Imagination and Anticipation in Tourism, edited by Jonathan Skinner and Dimitrios Theodossopoulos, 1st ed., 96–115. Berghahn Books, 2011.

Erin Halcyon Bell, “White Mothers of Black Biracial Children: Mixed Race as the New Mulatto,” Handle Proxy (Colorado State University. Libraries, January 1, 1970).

Ronald E. Hall, “White Women as Postmodern Vehicle of Black Oppression: The Pedagogy of Discrimination in Western Academe.” Journal of Black Studies 37, no. 1 (September 2006): 69–82. 

William F. Pinar, “WHITE WOMEN in the KU KLUX KLAN.” Counterpoints 163 (2001): 555–619.

Alessa Dominguez, “‘Bombshell’ Wants Us to See the Women of Fox News as Heroes,” BuzzFeed News (BuzzFeed News, September 15, 2021).

Ofra Koffman and Rosalind Gill, “‘The Revolution Will Be Led by a 12-Year-Old Girl’: Girl Power and Global Biopolitics.” Feminist Review 105, no. 1 (November 2013): 83–102.

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