Resources for the Classroom & Community
This is a brief selection of resources that relate to and bring together the topics of queer migrations and critical trafficking studies. There are three cross-pollinating themes that the panels will address: mobility/containment, abolition, and naming (in)justice.
- “Visions from the Inside” (2015, 2016), art-project by CultureStrike.
- “Undoing Borders: A Queer Manifesto” (2011).
- Annie Fukushima, 2016, “An American Haunting: Unsettling Witnessing in Transnational Migration, the Ghost Case, and Human Trafficking,” Feminist Formations 28(1): 146-165.
- Julie Kaye. 2017. Responding to Human Trafficking: Dispossession, Colonial Violence, and Resistance among Indigenous and Racialized Women.
- Melissa Autumn White. 2014. “Documenting the Undocumented: Toward a Queer Politics of No Borders,” Sexualities 17(8): 976–97.
- Inga Schwarz, 2016, “Racializing freedom of movement in Europe: experiences of racial profiling at European borders and beyond,” Movements: Journal for Critical Migration and Border Regime Studies.
- Edward Ou Jin Lee, 2018, “Tracing the Colonially of Queer and Trans Migrations: Resituating Heterocisnormative Violence in the Global South and Encounters with Migrant Visa Ineligibility to Canada,” Refuge (34)1: 60-74.
- Svati Shah, 2012, “Sex Work and Queer Politics in Three Acts,” Barnard Center for Research on Women.
- Elene Lam, 2018, “Behind the Rescue: How Anti-Trafficking Investigations and Policies Harm Migrant Sex Workers,” Butterfly (Asian and Migrant Sex Workers Support Network)
- “Sex Trafficking and the Sex Industry in the United States” (2017), COYOTE RI
- “Queering Immigration,” video by Southerners on New Ground (2013).
- Robyn Bourgeois, 2015, “Colonial Exploitation: The Canadian State and the Trafficking of Indigenous Women and Girls in Canada,” UCLA Law Review 62(6): 1426-1463.
- Black LGBTQIA+ Migrant Project: Coming Home (2017).
- Maylei Blackwell, 2017, “Geographies of indigeneity: Indigenous migrant women’s organizing and translocal politics of place,” Latino Studies 15(2): 156-181.
- Karma Chávez. 2013. Queer Migration Politics: Activist Rhetoric and Coalitional Possibilities.
- Siobhán McGuirk, Jara M. Carrington, Claudia Cojocaru, Jamila Hammami, and Marzena Zukowska, “Centering Intersectional Politics: Queer Migration Activism ‘After Marriage’,” in Queer Activism after Marriage Equality (2018).
- Annie Hill. 2017. “The Rhetoric of Modern-Day Slavery: Analogical Links and Historical Kinks in the United Kingdom’s Anti-Trafficking Plan,” philoSOPHIA 7(2): 241-260.
- April Petillo. 2015. “Sex Trafficking of Native Peoples: History, Race, and Law,” in Applying Anthropology to Gender-Based Violence.
- Elena Shih, 2016, “Not in My ‘Backyard Abolitionism’: Vigilante Rescue against American Sex Trafficking,” Sociological Perspectives 59(1): 66-90.
- “No Selves to Defend: Criminalizing Women of Color,” art exhibition (2014).
Zines as Art and Activism
- What is a Zine? A definition from Barnard’s Zine Library
- Download a self-defense starter kit zine
- How to fold a piece of paper into an eight-page zine or DIY guide
- Todd Honma, 2016, “From Archives to Action: Zines, Participatory Culture, and Community Engagement in Asian America,” Radical Teacher
- Samanta Helou, “How 10 Latinxs Built Their Own Empowering Spaces Through Zines,” Remezcla
- Zine libraries and archives list
- Queer Zine Archive Project
- Social Justice Zines at Simmons Library
- Mujeristas Collective