F20 Black Atlantic: Resources, Pedagogy, and Scholarship on the 18th Century Black Atlantic

Race B4 Race

This week, I attended Dr. Kim's Race B4 Race class at Brandeis University, during which guest speaker Adam Miyashiro discussed his research on how the the history of Icelandic Vinland functions in the modern American racial imagination. Miyashiro argued that the Vikings and Vinland are embedded deeply in the settler identity of North America and are used for nationalistic aims bolstered by White nationalist investment in the proximity of Scandinavian people to Anglo-American identities.

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