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Karin Shapiro

Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of African and African American Studies
African & African American Studies
Box 90252, Durham, NC 27708
243D Friedl Building, Box 90252, Durham, NC 27708
Office hours Wednesdays 3:30pm-5:00pm  

Selected Publications


Campus activism at Yale: fragmentary memories and reflections on the 1980s

Journal Article Safundi · January 1, 2022 American college campuses during the Reagan years were far from quiescent or complacent. Anti-apartheid activism and efforts to get universities to divest from companies doing business in South Africa dominated campus activism in the mid-1980s. To dramatiz ... Full text Cite

A conversation with Jacob Dlamini

Journal Article Safundi · January 1, 2021 Full text Cite

Growing Up with the Country: Family, Race, and Nation after the Civil War

Journal Article Journal of Southern History · 2019 Cite

No Exit? Emigration Policy and the Consolidation of Apartheid

Journal Article Journal of Southern African Studies · June 30, 2016 Featured Publication Cite

In appreciation: Rita Barnard

Other Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Studies · February 15, 2016 Cite

Doing Time in the Depression: Everyday Life in Texas and California Prisons by Ethan Blue

Other Labor: Studies in the Working Class History of the Americas · January 2016 Cite

Durham’s Jewish Community in Transition

Other Triangle Downtowner Magazine · 2013 Cite

David Montgomery, 1927 – 2011

Other Radical History Review · May 1, 2012 Featured Publication Full text Cite

Steel Drivin’ Man - John Henry - The Untold Story of an American Legend by Scott Reynolds Nelson

Other Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas · 2007 Cite

Convict Labor in the New South

Chapter · 2007 Publisher Description ... Cite

Horton, Miles, Founder, Folk School

Chapter · 2007 Publisher Description ... Cite

Riley, William, United Mine Workers of America

Chapter · 2007 Publisher Description ... Cite

Tennessee Convict Uprising

Chapter · 2007 Publisher Description ... Cite

Campus activism at Yale: fragmentary memories and reflections on the 1980s

Journal Article Safundi · January 1, 2022 American college campuses during the Reagan years were far from quiescent or complacent. Anti-apartheid activism and efforts to get universities to divest from companies doing business in South Africa dominated campus activism in the mid-1980s. To dramatiz ... Full text Cite

A conversation with Jacob Dlamini

Journal Article Safundi · January 1, 2021 Full text Cite

Growing Up with the Country: Family, Race, and Nation after the Civil War

Journal Article Journal of Southern History · 2019 Cite

No Exit? Emigration Policy and the Consolidation of Apartheid

Journal Article Journal of Southern African Studies · June 30, 2016 Featured Publication Cite

In appreciation: Rita Barnard

Other Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Studies · February 15, 2016 Cite

Doing Time in the Depression: Everyday Life in Texas and California Prisons by Ethan Blue

Other Labor: Studies in the Working Class History of the Americas · January 2016 Cite

Durham’s Jewish Community in Transition

Other Triangle Downtowner Magazine · 2013 Cite

David Montgomery, 1927 – 2011

Other Radical History Review · May 1, 2012 Featured Publication Full text Cite

Steel Drivin’ Man - John Henry - The Untold Story of an American Legend by Scott Reynolds Nelson

Other Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas · 2007 Cite

Convict Labor in the New South

Chapter · 2007 Publisher Description ... Cite

Horton, Miles, Founder, Folk School

Chapter · 2007 Publisher Description ... Cite

Riley, William, United Mine Workers of America

Chapter · 2007 Publisher Description ... Cite

Tennessee Convict Uprising

Chapter · 2007 Publisher Description ... Cite

Zion in Africa: The Jews of Zambia

Other Journal of Southern African Studies · 2001 Cite

"Company Town, Company Estate: Pilgrim's Rest, 1910-1932

Journal Article Journal of Southern African Studies · June 1993 Featured Publication Cite

Recent Works in African American History

Journal Article Radical History Review · 1993 Cite

Radical History Review

Journal Article Radical History Review · 1990 History from South Africa ... Cite

Capital and Labour on the Kimbereley Diamond Fields, 1871-1890 by Robert V Turrell

Other International Journal of African Historical Affairs · 1988 Cite

Interns' Attitudes towards Aspects of their Medical Education

Journal Article SAMJ South African Medical Journal · November 1979 Link to item Cite

Shattered Dreams? An Oral History of the South African AIDS Epidemic

Other Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences Full text Cite