Introduction to Critical Theory
Horkheimer, M. (1972). “Postscript.” Critical theory: Selected essays (Vol. 1). A&C Black, 244-252.
Ono, K. A. (2009). Critical/cultural approaches to communication. 21st century communication: A reference handbook, 1, 74-81.

Critical Intellectual & Advocate
da Silva, R.F. (2017, November 28). Black Issues in Philosophy: An Interview with Cornel West. Blog of the APA. Retrieved from
Foucault, M., & Rabinow, P. (1997). “Truth & Power.” Ethics, Subjectivity and Truth: Essential Works of Foucault 1954-1984 (Vol. 1). Trans. C. Porter (New York: The New Press, 1997), 111-133.
Grande, S. (2000). American Indian identity and intellectualism: The quest for a new red pedagogy. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education , 13(4), 343-359.
West, C. (1985). The dilemma of the Black intellectual. Cultural Critique , 1(1), 109-124.

Critical Theory so White
Chakravartty, P., Kuo, R., Grubbs, V., & McIlwain, C. (2018). # CommunicationSoWhite. Journal of Communication , 68(2), 254-266.
Means, R. (1980). For America to live, Europe must die. Black Hills International Survival Gathering, Black Hills, South Dakota, http://www. russellmeans. com (accessed September 19, 2008).
Shome, R. (1996). Postcolonial interventions in the rhetorical canon: An “other” view. Communication theory, 6(1), 40-59.

Critical Theory so Masculine
Fraser, N. (1985). What's critical about critical theory? The case of Habermas and gender. New german critique, (35), 97-131.
Fraser, N. (2012). Tales from the Trenches: On Women Philosophers, Feminist Philosophy, and the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy, 26(2), 175-184.

Critical Rhetoric
Biesecker, B. (1992). Michel Foucault and the question of rhetoric. Philosophy & Rhetoric, 351-364.
McKerrow, R. E. (1989). Critical rhetoric: Theory and praxis. Communications Monographs, 56(2), 91-111.

Materialist Rhetoric
Cloud, D. L. (1994). The materiality of discourse as oxymoron: A challenge to critical rhetoric. Western Journal of Communication (includes Communication Reports), 58(3), 141-163.
Greene, R. W. (1998). Another materialist rhetoric. Critical Studies in Media Communication, 15(1), 21-40.

Anderson, B. (2006). Becoming and being hopeful: towards a theory of affect. Environment and planning d: society and space , 24(5), 733-752.
Siegfried, K. (2019). Feeling Collective: The Queer Politics of Affect in the Riot Grrrl Movement. Women's Studies in Communication, 1-18.
Cram, E. (2016). Feeling Cartography. Women's Studies in Communication, 39(2), 141-146.

Discourse Theory
Edgar, A. N., & Holladay, H. W. (2019). “Everybody’s hard times are different”: country as a political investment in white masculine precarity. Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, 16(2), 122-139.
Stavrakakis, Y. (2007). “What Sticks? From Symbolic Power to Jouissance.” Lacanian Left. Edinburgh University Press, 163-188.

Democratic & Civic
Calderbank, M. (2018, September 22). “For a Left Populism”: An Interview with Chantal Mouffe. Red Pepper. Retrieved from
Mouffe, C. (2011). “Introduction” and “Politics and the Political.” On the political. Routledge, 1-34.

Hannah Arendt, “We Refugees,” Menorah Journal 31, no. 1 (January 1943): pp 69-77.
Agamben, G. (2000). “Beyond Human Rights.” Means without end: Notes on politics (Vol. 20). U of Minnesota Press, 15-28.

Critical Community Building
Gibson-Graham, J. K. (2006). A postcapitalist politics. U of Minnesota Press.

Critical Politics & Advocacy
Love, D. (2019, October 28). When Baltimore Awakes: An analysis of the Human & Social Service Sector in Baltimore City. Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle.

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