The Autobiography of Malcolm X - Barnard Reads 2017

Welcome! This page gathers further resources for your Barnard Reads session on The Autobiography of Malcolm X. 

If you need assistance identifying additional resources, search terms or strategies, please feel free to schedule a research consultation with a librarian.

Professor: Dennis Dalton

Librarian: Jennie Correia

Who was Malcolm X? 

What did Malcolm X write? 

  • We have several editions of The Autobiography of Malcolm X in the library's catalog (CLIO). Search the CLIO catalog by Title to find them.
  • The Multimedia Study Environment (MSE) of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, produced by the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning (CCNMTL) in collaboration with Columbia University's Center for Contemporary Black History (CCBH), is an online presentation of the primary text online with hyperlinks to critical annotations, audio, video, text, and images. [NOTE: The video and audio links appear to be down, but the annotations and images still appear.]
  • To find other works written by Malcolm X, search the CLIO catalog by Author. You will find many compilations of speeches, letters, and other materials.
  • An extensive list of Malcolm X's works is available at Malcolm X: A Research Site. Links to text and audio are included when available. 

Adaptations of Malcolm X's autobiography

Audio & video highlighting Malcolm X's life, work and influence

Malcolm X at Barnard

  • The 1965 issue of the Mortarboard highlights Malcolm X's February 18, 1965 speech on campus. He gave this speech three days before his assassination on February 21, 1965.
  • Search the Barnard digital collections for archival materials related to Malcolm X - searching for "Malcolm X" in quotation marks will search this as a phrase. You will find several references to the Barnard Bulletin among other items.


Last updated 8/7/17