Civility, Colonization, and the Double Movement of Removal

Alyosha Goldstein

University of New Mexico

Alyosha Goldstein is associate professor of American studies at the University of New Mexico. He is the author of Poverty in Common: The Politics of Community Action during the American Century (Duke University Press, 2012), the editor of Formations of United States Colonialism (Duke University Press, 2014), and the co-editor (with Juliana Hu Pegues and Manu Vimalassery) of “On Colonial Unknowing,” a special issue of Theory & Event (2016) and (with Alex Lubin) of “Settler Colonialism,” a special issue of South Atlantic Quarterly (2008).


This paper examines the relationship between programs for “civilizing” and removing Native Americans and endeavors for the Black colonization and emigration to Africa during the first half of the nineteenth century. My... [ view full abstract ]


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S8 » Seminar 8: In/Civility (08:00 - Saturday, 24th March, Boardroom East)

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