Readings

Below is a selection of readings from the Photography and Migration seminar:

Burgett, Bruce, and Glenn Hendler, eds. Keywords for American Cultural Studies, 2nd ed. New York: New York University Press, 2007. Selections: Migration, Immigration, Family, Diaspora, Identity, Border, Indigenous, Community.

Lee, Anthony W. A Shoemaker’s Story: Being Chiefly about French Canadian Immigrants, Enterprising Photographers, Rascal Yankees, and Chinese Cobblers in a Nineteenth-Century Factory Town. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008.

Morris, Kate. “Running the ‘Medicine Line’: Images of the Border in Contemporary Native American Art.” American Indian Quarterly 35, no. 4 (Fall 2011): 549-578.

Phu, Thy. “Diasporic Vietnamese Family Photographs, Orphan Images, and the Art of Reconciliation.” TAP 5, no. 1 (Fall 2014).

Sandweiss, Martha A. Print the Legend: Photography and the American West. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005.

Schwartz, Joan. “Migration and Photography.” In The Oxford Companion to the Photograph, edited by Robin Lenman and Angela Nicholson. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Spitzer, Leo. “The Album and the Crossing.” In The Familial Gaze, edited by Marianne Hirsch, 208-222. Hanover, NH: Dartmouth College Press, 1999.

Stein, Sally. “Passing Likeness: Dorothea Lange’s ‘Migrant Mother’ and the Paradox of Iconicity.” in Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self, edited by Coco Fusco and Brian Wallis, 345-355. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2003.

Thompson, Maris. “Family Photographs as Traces of Americanization.” In Oral History and Photography, edited by A. Freund and A. Thomson, 149-168. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

Zervigon, Andres Mario. “Toward an Itinerant History of Photography: The Case of Lalla Essaydi.” In Photography, History, Difference, edited by Tanya Sheehan, 84-103. Hanover, NH: Dartmouth College Press, 2014.