Book chapter for the 1900-1910 volume of a new series on African American literary history, focusing on the rise and historical consequences of black transpacific culture, with emphasis on the significance of the Philippine-American and Russo-Japanese wars. Subjects discussed include Theophilus G. Steward, Carter G. Woodson, education, popular entertainment, and schemes for colonial emigration.
Black Transpacific Culture and the Migratory Imagination
Vince Schleitwiler, “Black Transpacific Culture and the Migratory Imagination.” In African American Literature in Transition, 1900-1910, ed. Shirley Moody-Turner. Series ed. Joycelyn K. Moody. Cambridge University Press (forthcoming April 2021).