I am a candidate for the MA in English Literature at Chapman University working on my thesis. My work will examine the African/Black female figure in Early Modern British Literature). I’ve selected two texts so far: Othello and Masque of Blacknesss.
Consider reading this article from The New Yorker about a campaign to remove a racist painting from the French National Assembly. French filmmaker and scholar Mame-Fatou Niang and others have been leading this campaign. See the link to the article here.
On the Matter of Blackness in Europe: Transnational Perspectives
CFP: Edited Collection
“HISTORIES OF SPORT AND PROTEST AROUND THE AFRICAN DIASPORA”
CfP: Black German Diaspora panel at German Studies Association Conference (October 3-6, 2019, Portland, Oregon)
CfP: Black German Diaspora panel at German Studies Association Conference (October 3-6, 2019; Portland, Oregon)
The History Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz welcomes applications from exceptionally qualified candidates in the field of “Europe and the World” into the graduate program beginning Fall 2019. The legacies of European empires continue to resonate in the world today. In the Americas, Asia, and Africa, European economic, technological, and military power developed in tandem with exploitation, genocide, and colonialism.
A weekend of talks and performances dedicated to the notion of Black Travel, curated by Johny Pitts, TV host and author of the forthcoming publication ‘Afropean: Documenting Black Europe’.
Within the general notion of travelling, we will look to complicate an area overly hinged on white, masculine, heteronormative experiences, and celebrate the gaze of a diverse group of travelers who are often ignored.