What follows is a collection of references, which participate in EXNJournal - On Black Mediterranean's broader research background. This growing bibliography is periodically updated, and no particular order is followed in its organisation. Texts available online are made accessible via direct link.

:::Herzfeld, Michael.  ‘Practical Mediterraneanism: Excuses for Everything, from Epistemology to Eating’. In Rethinking the Mediterranean, edited by W. V. Harris. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2005)

:::Ben-Yehoyada, Naor. ‘The moral perils of Mediterraneanism: second-generation immigrants practicing personhood between Sicily and Tunisia’. In Journal of Modern Italian Studies 16, no. 3 (2011)


:::Smythe, SA. ‘The Black Mediterranean and the Politics of Imagination’. In Middle East Report: Suffering and the Limits of Relief, edited by MERIP Editors. Washington: Middle East Research and Information Project (2018)

:::Hawthorne, Camilla. 'In Search of Black Italia: Notes on Race, Belonging, and Activism in the Black Mediterranean'  in Transition, Issue 123 (2017)

:::Fogu, Claudio. 'From Mare Nostrum to Mare Aliorum: Mediterranean Theory and Mediterraneism in Contemporary Italian Thought' in California Italian Studies, 1(1) (2010)

:::Chambers, Iain. Mediterranean Crossings: The Politics of an Interrupted Modernity, Durham: Duke University Press (2008)

:::Said, Edward W.. Orientalism, London: Penguin Books (1978)

:::Danewid, Ida. 'White innocence in the Black Mediterranean: hospitality and the erasure of history' in Third World Quarterly, 38 (7). pp. 1674-1689 (2017)

:::Proglio, Gabriele. 'Is the Mediterranean a White Italian-European Sea? The multiplication of borders in the production of historical subjectivity' in Interventions Interventions, 20:3, pp. 406-427 (2018)

:::Gilroy, Paul. The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness. London: Verso (1993)

:::Mbembe, Achille. On the Postcolony. San Francisco: University of California Press (2001)

:::Mezzadra, Sandro, and Brett NeilsonBorder as Method, or, the Multiplication of Labor. Durham, NC: Duke University Press (2013)

:::Wodak, Daniel and Sarah-Jane Leslie. 'The Mark of the Plural'  in The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Race ed. Paul C. Taylor , Linda Martín Alcoff and Luvell Anderson (Abingdon: Routledge (2017)

:::Memmi, Albert. The Colonizer and the Colonized. Boston: Beacon Press (1967)

:::Hansen, Peo and Stefan Jonsson. Eurafrica: the untold history of European integration and colonialism. London: Bloomsbury Academic (2014)

:::Glissant, Edouard. Poetics of Relation. Chicago: University of Michigan (1997)

:::Giaccaria, Paolo and Claudio Minca. 'The Mediterranean Alternative' in Progress in Human Geography, 35:345 (2010)

:::Bonnet, Véronique and Natalie Schon. 'Maritime Poetics: the Atlantic, the Caribbean and the Mediterranean Seas in the Work of Saint-John Perse, Edouard Glissant, and Derek Walcott' in Journal of Caribbean Literatures, Vol.3, No. 2, pp. 13-22 (2002) 

:::Appadurai, Arjun. 'How Histories Make Geographies: Circulation and Context in a Global Perspective' in The Future as Cultural Fact: Essays on the Global Condition. London: Verso (2013)

:::Matvejević, Predrag. Mediterranean. A Cultural Landscape. Berkeley: University of California Press (1999)

:::Saïd, Suzanne. 'The Miracle of Greek Continuity: On the Uses and Abuses of Analogy in Some  Travel Narratives from the Seventeenth to the Eighteenth Century', In Rethinking the Mediterranean, edited by W. V. Harris. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2005)