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Jason Allen-Paisant on Engagements with Aimé Césaire: Thinking with Spirits

You’re listening to Conversations in Atlantic Theory, a podcast dedicated to books and ideas generated from and about the Atlantic world. In collaboration with the Jou...

Kathleen Spanos and Sinclair Emoghene on Dancing in the World: Revealing Cultural Confluences

You’re listening to Conversations in Atlantic Theory, a podcast dedicated to books and ideas generated from and about the Atlantic world. In collaboration with the Jou...

Joshua Myers on Of Black Study

You’re listening to Conversations in Atlantic Theory, a podcast dedicated to books and ideas generated from and about the Atlantic world. In collaboration with the Jou...

Autumn Womack on The Matter of Black Living: The Aesthetic Experiment of Racial data, 1880-1930

You’re listening to Conversations in Atlantic Theory, a podcast dedicated to books and ideas generated from and about the Atlantic world. In collaboration with the Jou...

Mark Deets on A Country of Defiance: Mapping the Casamance in Senegal

This discussion is with Dr. Mark W. Deets, an Assistant Professor of African and World History and the Director of the Center for American Studies and Research at The ...

Marlene Daut on Awakening the Ashes: An Intellectual History of the Haitian Revolution

Today’s discussion is with Dr. Marlene Daut , she is a Professor of French and African American Studies at Yale University and author of the recently published book Aw...

Eziaku Nwokocha on Vodou en Vogue: Fashioning Black Divinities in Haiti and the United States

This discussion is with Dr. Eziaku Nwokocha, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Miami. She is a scholar of Africana rel...

Drew Dalton on The Matter of Evil: From Speculative Realism to Ethical Pessimism

You’re listening to Conversations in Atlantic Theory, a podcast dedicated to books and ideas generated from and about the Atlantic world. In collaboration with the Jou...

Isaac Vincent Joslin on Afrofuturisms: Ecology, Humanity, and Francophone Cultural Expressions

This discussion is with Dr. Isaac Joslin who holds a PhD from the University of Minnesota in Francophone Studies. Currently Assistant Professor of Francophone Studies ...

Tina Post on Deadpan: The Aesthetics of Black Inexpression

Today’s discussion is with Dr. Tina Post, an Assistant Professor of English and Theater and Performance at the University of Chicago. Her recent first monograph, Deadp...

Rima Vesely-Flad on Black Buddhists & the Black Radical Tradition: The Practice of Stillness in the Movement for Liberation

Today’s discussion is with Dr. Rima Vesely-Flad, she is the author of Racial Purity and Dangerous Bodies: Moral Pollution, Black Lives, and the Struggle for Justice (F...

Jasmine Nichole Cobb on New Growth: The Art and Texture of Black Hair

A conversation with Dr. Jasmine N. Cobb about her book New Growth: The Art and Texture of Black Hair, published in 2022 by Duke University Press.

Darieck Scott on Keeping it Unreal: Black Queer Fantasy and Superhero Comics

Today’s discussion is with Dr. Darieck Scott, a professor of African American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.  His book Extravagant Abjection: Black...

Perry Zurn on Curiosity and Power: The Politics of Inquiry

A conversation with Perry Zurn, who teaches in the Department of Philosophy at American University in Washington, D.C., about his book Curiosity and Power: The Politic...

Mari Crabtree on My Soul Is a Witness: The Traumatic Afterlife of Lynching

A conversation with Mari Crabtree about her book My Soul Is a Witness: The Traumatic Afterlife of Lynching, published in late-2022 by Yale University Press

Shanna Greene Benjamin on Half in Shadow: The Life and Legacy of Nellie Y. McKay

A conversation with Shanna Greene Benjamin about her new book Half in Shadow: The Life and Legacy of Nellie Y. McKay, published by University of North Carolina Press i...

Stefanie Dunning on Black to Nature: Pastoral Return in African American Culture

A conversation with Stefanie Dunning, Professor of English at Miami University in Ohio, about her book Black to Nature: Pastoral Return in African American Culture, pu...

Sarah Jane Cervenak on Black Gathering: Art, Ecology, Ungiven Life

A conversation with Sarah Jane Cervenak about her book Black Gathering: Art, Ecology, Ungiven Life, published by Duke University Press in 2021.

Andrea A. Davis on Horizon, Sea, Sound: Caribbean & African Women's Cultural Critiques of Nation

A conversation with Andrea A. Davis about her book Horizon, Sea, Sound: Caribbean & African Women's Cultural Critiques, published by Northwestern University Press in J...

Margret Grebowicz and Kiff Bamford on Lyotard and Critical Practice

A conversation with Margret Grebowicz and Kiff Bamford, discussing their new edited collection titled Lyotard and Critical Practice, published in late-2022 by Bloomsbury.

Mecca Jamilah Sullivan on The Poetics of Difference: Queer Feminist Forms in the African Diaspora

A conversation with Mecca Jamilah Sullivan about her book The Poetics of Difference: Queer Feminist Forms in the African Diaspora, published by University of Illinois ...

Christopher Freeburg on Counterlife: Slavery after Resistance and Social Death

A conversation with Christoper Freeburg on Counterlife: Slavery after Resistance and Social Death published in 2021 by Duke University Press.

Habiba Ibrahim on Black Age: Oceanic Lifespans and the Time of Black Life

A conversation with Habiba Ibrahim, who teaches in the Department of English at the University of Washington in Seattle, about her new book Black Age: Oceanic Lifespan...

Nicholas Harrison on Our Civilizing Mission: The Lessons of Colonial Education

A conversation with Nicholas Harrison on Our Civilizing Mission: The Lessons of Colonial Education published in 2019 by Liverpool University Press.

Rinaldo Walcott on The Long Emancipation: Moving Toward Black Freedom

A conversation with Rinaldo Walcott, who teaches in the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at University of Toronto, about his new book The Long Emancipation: ...

Felisa Vergara Reynolds on The Author as Cannibal: Re-Writing in Francophone Literature as a Postcolonial Genre (1969-1995)

A conversation with Felisa Vergara Reynolds on The Author as Cannibal: Re-Writing in Francophone Literature as a Postcolonial Genre (1969-1995) published in 2022 by Un...

Brian Valente-Quinn on Senegalese Stagecraft: Decolonizing Theatre-Making in Francophone Africa

A conversation with Brian Valente-Quinn on Senegalese Stagecraft: Decolonizing Theatre-Making in Francophone Africa published in July 2021 by Northwestern University P...

Bruce Janz on African Philosophy and Enactivist Cognition: The Space of Thought

Bruce Janz discusses his new book African Philosophy and Enactivist Cognition: The Space of Thought, published with Bloomsbury in late-2022

Nick Bromell on The Powers of Dignity: The Black Political Philosophy of Frederick Douglass

Nick Bromell, Professor Emeritus in the English Department at University of Massachusetts-Amherst, discusses his new book The Powers of Dignity: The Black Political Ph...

Sandra Gunning on Moving Home: Gender, Place, and Travel Writing in the Early Black Atlantic

A conversation with Sandra Gunning on Moving Home: Gender, Place, and Travel Writing in the Early Black Atlantic, published in October 2021 by Duke University Press.

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