A conversation with Dr. Natalie Avalos on teaching Buddhism, race, and racism

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Frantz Fanon. 2008. Black Skin, White Masks. Revised Edition. Grove Press.

Walter Mignolo. 2011. The Darker Side of Western Modernity: Global Futures, Decolonial Options. Duke University Press.

Linda Tuhiwai Smith. 2012. Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples. 2nd edition. Zed Books Ltd.

Boon-Ooi Lee. 2018. “Indigenous Psychologies and Approaches to Well-Being in East Asia.” Global Psychologies: Mental Health and the Global South. ed. Suman Fernando and Roy Moodley. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK. 263–277.

Hillary Rodrigues. 2018. “Buddhist Orientations to Mental Health.” Global Psychologies: Mental Health and the Global South. ed. Suman Fernando and Roy Moodley. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK. 119–136.

Zindel Segal, Willem Kuyken, and Christina Feldman. 2019. “Unpacking Mindfulness.” Mindfulness: Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Psychology. Guilford Publications. 1–26.

Ann Gleig. 2016. “External Mindfulness, Secure (Non) Attachment, and Healing Relational Trauma: Emerging Models of Wellness for Modern Buddhists and Buddhist Modernism.” Journal of Global Buddhism. 17. 1–21.

Rima Vesely-Flad. 2017. “Black Buddhists and the Body: New Approaches to Socially Engaged Buddhism.” Religions. 8 (11). 239.

Sarah Lewis. 2013. “Trauma and the Making of Flexible Minds in the Tibetan Exile Community.” Ethos. 41 (3). 313–336

Bessel van der Kolk. 2014. How the Body Keeps Score: Integration of Mind, Brain, and Body in the Treatment of Trauma. Penguin Books

Edward Said. 1978. Orientalism. Pantheon Books

Adeana McNicholl. 2018. “Being Buddha, Staying Woke: Racial Formation in Black Buddhist Writing.” Journal of the American Academy of Religion. 86 (4). 883–911.

Patricia Hunt-Perry and Lyn Fine. 2000. “All Buddhism is Engaged: Thich Nhat Hanh and the Order of Interbeing.” Engaged Buddhism in the West. ed. Christopher McQueen. Wisdom Publications. 35–65.

Prof. Natalie Avalos’s faculty page: https://www.colorado.edu/ethnicstudies/people/core-faculty/natalie-avalos

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