SUPER Teacher Workshop Resources

Resources from the October 15, 2021, SUPER Teacher workshop on "Understanding Nationalism," led by Dr. Lee A. Farrow, at Auburn University at Montgomery.

“Understanding Nationalism”
Recommended reading (articles):

Barbara-Ann J. Rieffer, “Religion and Nationalism: Understanding the Consequences of a Complex Relationship,” SAGE, Vol. 3 (2003).

Eagle Glassheim, “National Mythologies and Ethnic Cleansing: The Expulsion of Czechoslovak Germans in 1945,” Central European History, Volume 33, No. 4 (2000).

Jacob Mikanowski, “Behemoth, Bully, Thief: How the English Language is Taking over the Planet,” The Guardian, December 14, 2019.

Jillian Kumagai, “What Makes a Great National Anthem?” The Atlantic, September 15, 2015.

Joanna Kakissis, “For Two Countries, The Dispute Over Macedonia’s Name is Rooted in National Identity,” NPR, accessed December 14, 2019.

Lars-Erik Cederman, “Blood for Soil: The Fatal Temptations of Ethnic Politics,” Foreign Affairs, March/April, 2019.

Lisa Deam, “Flemish Versus Netherlandish: A Discourse on Nationalism,” Renaissance Quarterly, Vol. 51, No. 1 (Spring 1998).

Mark Wintz, “Origins of the Crisis: The Breakup of Yugoslavia,” excerpted from Transatlantic Diplomacy and the Use of Military Force in the Post-Cold War Era, January 2010.

Minxin Pei, “The Paradoxes of American Nationalism,” Foreign Policy, No. 136 (May-June 2003).

Paul Gillingham, “The Emperor of Ixcateopan: Fraud, Nationalism and Memory in Modern Mexico,” Journal of Latin American Studies, Vol. 37, No. 3, Mexico (August 2005).

Rebecca Block and Lynda Hoffman-Jeep, “Fashioning National Identity: Frida Kahlo in ‘Gringolandia,'” Woman’s Art Journal, Vol. 19, No. 2 (Autumn 1998-Winter 1999).

Robert J. Shiller, “What’s Behind a Rise in Ethnic Nationalism? Maybe the Economy,” The New York Times, November 6, 2019.

Shanti Sumartojo, “National Identity and Commemorative Space: Connections to the Nation through Time and Site,” Landscape Review, 2015.

Steven Pifer, “Five Years After Crimea’s Illegal Annexation, the Issue is No Closer to Resolution,” Brookings, March 18, 2019.

Sudhanva D. Shetty, “There’s a World of Difference Between Patriotism and Nationalism,” The Huffington Post India, December 14, 2019.

Wessel Krul, “The Ghent Altarpiece: Early Netherlandish, Flemish, French, German and Belgian,” DBNL, Accessed January 22, 2020.


“Understanding Nationalism”
Recommended reading (books):

Jean Hatzfeld, Machete Season: The Killers in Rwanda Speak (Picador, 2003)

Liah Greenfield, Nationalism: A Short History (Brookings Institute, 2019)

Steven Grosby, Nationalism: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford, 2005)