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A History of Black Classical Musicians in Britain
Anti-racist music theory
‘Being Anti-Racist’ (National Museum of African-American History and Culture)
Beverley Mason's report, Access All Areas, on BAME young people's access to classical and jazz education
Engaged Music Theory
Harvard's AAAS Faculty BLM statements
Harvard's AAAS Faculty playlist recommendations
Inclusive Early Music
Institute for Composer Diversity
Kendra Preston's Music Privilege Walk
Music Theory Examples By Women
plainsightSOUND: rediscovering colonial and postcolonial voices in British classical music
Project Spectrum/Diversifying Music Academia
HEPI report on decolonising curricula, culture, and pedagogy
NAMHE gender report
Royal Historical Society LGBT+ Histories and Historians
Royal Historical Society race report
WHEN (Women's Higher Education Network) "Sharing the Caring" report
Andrew Dell’Antonio, “UDL (Universal Design for Learning) as a Resource for Decolonizing the Syllabus: an Experiment from Music History.”
Anti-racism resources (Cornell University Press)
Antiracist Resources for Your 2020-2021 Teaching, Modern Languages Association (June 2020)
The Black Curriculum (for schools)
Decolonizing the Music Room (not specifically HE)
Decolonizing the Music Survey: A Manifesto for Action
Institutionalized Racism: A Syllabus (US context)
Levelling the Playing Field in UK music conservatories: diversifying through decolonising
Sweet Tooth by Elaine Mitchener
Writing About Slavery? Teaching About Slavery? — a language doc
Reading list from Glasgow History department
A Statement on the Role of Humanities Research and Education in Times of Crisis: related to Covid rather than BLM, but from the Consortium of Humanities Centres and Institutes, of which the HRC is part (June 2020)
Sara Ahmed, On Being Included: Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life (Duke University Press, 2012).
Jason Arday and Heidi Safia Mirza (eds), Dismantling Race in Higher Education: Racism, Whiteness and Decolonising the Academy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018).
Kalwant Bhopal, White Privilege: The Myth of a Post-Racial Society (Policy Press, 2018).
Black Lives Matter: Music, Race, and Justice (Harvard University Graduate Music Forum Conference, 2017).
Bridget Byrne, Claire Alexander, James Nazroo, and William Shankley, Ethnicity, Race and Inequality in the UK: State of the Nation (Policy Press, 2020).
Meredith Clark, Melissa Brown, Alyssa Collins and Catherine Knight-Steele, Supporting Research: Digital Black Culture Archives for the Humanities and Social Sciences (DocNow conference panel video).
Robin DiAngelo, White Fragility: Why it’s so Hard for White People to Talk About Racism (Allen Lane, 2018).
Janine Francois, ‘Can the Subaltern Speak? Why AHRC Needs Decolonising’, (5 August 2019).
Deborah Gabriel and Shirley Anne Tate, eds., Inside the Ivory Tower: Narratives of Women of Colour Surviving and Thriving in British Academia (Trentham Books, 2017).
Ellie Gore, ‘Covid-19 and Racial Capitalism in the UK: Why Race and Class Matter for Understanding the Coronavirus Pandemic’ (University of Sheffield).
Wahneema Lubiano, The House That Race Built: Original Essays by Toni Morrison, Angela Y. Davis, Cornel West, and Others on Black Americans and Politics in America Today (1998).
Heidi Mirza, Race, Gender and Educational Desire: Why Black Women Succeed and Fail (Routledge, 2009).
Jennifer C. Nash, Black Feminism Reimagined: After Intersectionality (Duke UP, 2019).
Fernando Orejuela and Stephanie Shonakan, eds, Black Lives Matter & Music: Protest, Intervention, Reflection (University of Indiana Press, 2018).
Katy Sian, Navigating Institutional Racism in British Universities (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019)
Kira Thurman, ‘Performing Lieder, Hearing Race: Debating Blackness, Whiteness, and German Identity in Interwar Central Europe’. JAMS 72.3 (Fall 2019) 825-865.
Eve Tuck and K. Wayne Yang, “Decolonization is not a metaphor”, Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society 1.1 (2012) 1–40.
Tendayi Sithole, The Black Register (Wiley, 2020).
Amanda M. Black and Andrea F. Bohlman, "Resounding the Campus: Pedagogy, Race, and the Environment", Journal of Music History Pedagogy. 8.1, 6-27 (2017).Heorge McKay
Academics on how to decolonise the university (Guardian)
Amia Srinivasan, Under Rhodes (London Review of Books)
Amit Chaudhuri, The Real Reason Rhodes Must Fall (Guardian)
David Olusoga, ‘Britain is not America. But we too are Disfigured by Deep and Pervasive Racism’ (Guardian)
Kimberly Jones, How Can We Win
Layla F. Saad, ‘Do the Work: an Anti-Racist Reading List’ (Guardian)
Melz Owusu, Academic's plan to launch Free Black University in UK' (The Guardian)
Olivette Otele, ‘The Anti-Racism Books Everybody Should Read’ (Times)
Sabrina Barr, ‘How to Support the Black Lives Matter Movement Even if You Can’t Attend the Protests’ (Independent)
The fire this time: race at boiling point Debate with Angela Davis and other scholar artivists.
David Molk. Embracing a Transformative Pedagogy: Music Departments and White Supremacy
Jon Silpayamanant. Classical Music and its Slave Orchestras.
AHRC Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity pilot scheme
Race-specific resource list by Dr Shzr Ee Tan (Royal Holloway)
Scaffolded anti-racism resources by Anna Stamborski, Nikki Zimmermann and Bailie Gregory