The Sunken Place at UCLA

This blog is in development and will be the medium in which I express my critical analyses for “The Sunken Place: Racism, Survival, and the Black Horror Aesthetic” class at UCLA.

Current Blog Posts:

  1. White Women, White Violence
  2. Looking at Us
  3. Real Monsters
  4. White Women as Myth
  5. Mortal Hearts
  6. America’s Devil

Recommended Viewing before reading this blog:

  1. “Get Out” by Jordan Peele
  2. “Us” by Jordan Peele
  3. “Eve’s Bayou” by Kasi Lemmons
  4. “Candy Man” (only to better understand this blog)
  5. “Ganja and Hess” by Bill Gunn

Recommended Reading:

  1. “The Good House” by Tananarive Due
  2. “Loneliness is in Your Blood” by Cadwell Turnbull
  3. “The Devil in America” by Kai Asante Wilson

Ruth Wilson Gilmore explains racial capitalism