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Re: Muhammad (B.Sc., J.D.) on Baker, 'Humane Insight: Looking at Images of African American Suffering and Death'

I am grateful to Ms Mohammed for reviewing my book, Humane Insight: Looking at Images of African-American Suffering and Death. As she notes, the work addresses historical events of violence enacted against African Americans. What does not appear in the review and may well be useful for those interested in the topic is that the object of the study is the practice of looking itself. The episodes included in the work are centered around Mamie Till-Mobley’s extraordinary work as a Black activist and especially as a visual theorist.

Free access to 2017 Farrar Award-winning article through April

The journal Race & Class is providing free access to the 2017 Farrar Award-winning article through the end of the month. 
Visit the Farrar Award webpage, https://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/cic/journalism_and_mass_communications/mcrhs/far...

Or use the direct link, http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0306396815581781

 

Author: 
Sudhir Mahadevan
Reviewer: 
Eugenia M. Palmegiano

Palmegiano on Mahadevan, 'A Very Old Machine: The Many Origins of the Cinema in India, 1840-1930'


Sudhir Mahadevan. A Very Old Machine: The Many Origins of the Cinema in India, 1840-1930. Albany: SUNY Press, 2015. 256 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-5829-8.

Reviewed by Eugenia M. Palmegiano (St. Peter's University)
Published on Jhistory (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

The following announcements from H-Net may be of interest to some Jhistory list members

The following announcements from H-Net may be of interest to some Jhistory list members:

Writing and Publishing Op-Eds & Essays on Celebrities in the Media [announcement]

by Dr Samita Nandy

The following CUNY Graduate School of Journalism conference workshop might be of interest to a wide range of writers and critics in the media.

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