"The authors of these novels criticize the unbalanced double-consciousness of their protagonists.  All four books ultimately deliver a message of pride in the black racial identity.  While the authors are not against passing, they challenge their readers to question the motives for crossing over and criticize the social structures and constructs that make such a thing necessary in the first place."

-- Weston Kulvete

Randi Turner, Yellow Fever

Jeff Bessen, Homology and Convergence in the Evolution of the Eye

Weston Kulvete, "The Bitter Dream": Internalized Racism in the Passing Narratives of the Harlem Renaissance

Megan Rucker Livingston, Utopia Within Dystopia: Stand on Zanzibar as Speculative Postcolonial Literature

Dorie Chevlen, Youngstown

Colin Breen, Beyond the Master Plot: Exceptional Literature in Stalin's USSR

Samantha Haas, Orphans in South Africa and the Stigma of HIV/AIDS

Christina Murphy, HIV/AIDS and Income Generation: The Use of Microfinance Initiatives as a Prevention Strategy in Sub-Saharan African Refugee Camps

Ben Mueser, Individual Responsibility in Aristotle's Politics

Tim Proser, The Core of Us: Properties of the Socialization Process and the Influence of Social Class Therein

Maya Ward, De engaños y valores olvidados

Lila Scott, La homosexualidad como enfermedad mental

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