NB: This selective list of resources was compiled from the suggestions
of individual panellists. Items may not represent the choices of all participants.
American Association of University Professors. “1940 Statement of
Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure with Interpretive Comments.”
American Association of University Professors. <http://www.aaup.org/statements/Redbook/1940stat.htm>.
Cockrell, Dale. Demons of Disorder: Early Blackface
Minstrels and their World. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1997.
Lhamon, W. T. Jr. Raising Cain: Blackface Performance from Jim Crow
to Hip Hop. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1998.
Southern, Eileen, and Josephine Wright, comp. African-American
Traditions in Song, Sermon, Tale, and Dance, 1600s–1920: An Annotated
Bibliography of Literature, Collections, and Art Work. Westport,
CT: Greenwood, 1990.
_____. Images: Iconography of Music in African-American Culture, 1770s–1920s.
New York: Garland, 2000.
Amistad. Dir. Steven Spielberg. DreamWorks, 1997.
Bamboozled. Dir. Spike Lee. New Line Cinema, 2000.
The Jazz Singer. Dir. Alan Crosland. Warner Bros., 1927.
Show Boat. Dir. James Whale. Universal, 1956.
Ethnic Notions. San Francisco: California Newsreel, 1987.
E-Text Collections and Databases
American Memory. The Library of Congress. <http://memory.loc.gov>.
Documenting the American South. UNC University Library. <http://docsouth.unc.edu>.
Historical American Sheet Music, 1850–1920. Duke University.
African-American Sheet Music from Brown University Library. The
Library of Congress. <http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award97/rpbhtml/aasmhome.html>.
Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music. Johns Hopkins University.
Billings, Dwight, et al. Confronting Appalachian Stereotypes: Back
Talk from an American Region. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky,
Dawidoff, Nicholas. In the Country of Country: People and Places in
American Music. New York: Pantheon Books, 1997.
Harkins, Anthony. Hillbilly: A Cultural History of an American Icon.
New York: Oxford UP, 2004.
Peterson, Richard. Creating Country Music: Fabricating Authenticity.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997.
Shapiro, Henry D. Appalachia on Our Mind: The Southern Mountains and
Mountaineers in the American Consciousness. Chapel Hill: University
of North Carolina Press, 1978.
Whisnant, David. All That Is Native and Fine: The Politics of Culture
in An American Region. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina
Williamson, J. W. Hillbillyland: What the Movies Did to the Mountains
and What the Mountains Did to the Movies. Chapel Hill: University
of North Carolina Press, 1995.
Films, Cartoons, Television Shows
The Beverly Hillbillies. CBS, 1962–1971.
Cold Mountain. Dir. Anthony Minghella. Miramax,
Deliverance. Dir. John Boorman. Warner Brothers, 1972.
High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music. Dir. Rachel Liebling.
PBS Home Video, 1994.
Hillbilly Hare. Dir. Robert McKimson. Warner Bros., 1950.
Songcatcher. Dir. Maggie Greenwald. Lion’s Gate, 2000.