Recent Publications

SA Smythe. “Girlhood Remains.” A Global History of Black Girlhood, edited by LaKisha Simmons and Corinne Field. Chicago: University of Illinois Press (forthcoming). [1-18]

SA Smythe. “Can I Get a Witness? Black Feminism, Trans Embodiment, and Thriving Past the Fault Lines of Care.” Black Feminism and the Practice of Care. Special issue for Palimpsest. edited by Jessica Millward, Aisha Finch, and Tiffany Willoughby-Herard (forthcoming). [1-33]

SA Smythe. “Black Life, Trans Study: On Black Nonbinary Method, European Trans Studies, and the Will to Institutionalization.” Transgender Studies Quarterly, vol. 8, no. 2, 2021: “Europa” [1-19]

SA Smythe.“Black Italianità: Citizenship and Belonging in the Black Mediterranean.” California Italian Studies, vol. 9, no. 1, 2020, Italia senza frontiere (Borderless Italy), 1-19

Julia Heim, Charlotte Ross, and SA Smythe, “Queer Italian Cultures: Themed Section Editorial.” Queer Italian Cultures. Themed issue of gender / sexuality / italy, vol. 6, 2019, vii–xiv.

Charlotte Ross, Julia Heim, and SA Smythe. “Queer Italian Studies: Critical Reflections from the Field.” Italian Studies, vol. 74, no. 4, 2019, 397–412.

SA Smythe. “Trump, Conte, and Comparison in the Authoritarian World Order.” Gendered Black Politics in the 21st Century, edited by Julia Jordan-Zachery and Duchess Harris. Special issue of National Political Science Review, volume 19, issue 2, 2018.

SA Smythe. “Enfants métis et relations sexuelles interraciales en Afrique orientale italienne.” Sexe et colonies, edited by Pascal Blanchard et al. Paris: Éditions La Découverte, 2018.

SA Smythe. “The Black Mediterranean and the Politics of Imagination.” Middle East Report: Suffering and the Limits of Relief, volume 286, Spring 2018.

Paola Bacchetta, Fatima El-Tayeb, Jin Haritaworn, Jillian Hernandez, SA Smythe, Vanessa Thompson, and Tiffany Willoughby-Herard. “Queer of Color Space-Making in and beyond the Academic Industrial Complex.” Critical Ethnic Studies Journal Special Issue: The Academy and What Can Be Done, vol. 4, no. 1, Spring 2018.

SA Smythe. “Postcolonialism and the Cultural Industry: Complicity and Resistance.” Review of The Postcolonial Cultural Industry by Sandra Ponzanesi. Postcolonial Studies, 2016.

Achille Mbembe and SA Smythe, eds. Johannesburg Salon, Vol. 8: Archives of the Non-Racial. Johannesburg: The Johannesburg Workshop in Theory and Criticism, vol. 8, 2015.