How to Write On Kinky Hair: Choice, Cultural Inscription and Embodied Black Femininity, Shatema Threadcraft, Rutgers University

Friday, November 7, 2014

Shatema Threadcraft (Ph.D., Yale 2010) is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey specializing in Contemporary Political Philosophy and Black Feminist Thought.  She was a Visiting Research Associate at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, 2009-2012. She has received fellowships from the Ford Foundation, the Gilder Lehrman Institute for the Study of Slavery Resistance and Abolition, and the Yale MacMillan Center. Her writing has appeared in Theory and Event, The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought, The Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Society and Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Culture, Politics and Society.
Presented by hte Department of Politics, co-sponsored by WGS.

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