The John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies welcomes Joy James as Visiting Professor for the 2008-2009 academic year
Professor James is the John B. and John T. McCoy Presidential Professor of the Humanities and College Professor in Political Science at Williams College
Posted: September 1, 2008
Look for her courses this fall--
ANT 391 Black Gender Theory: Intimacy, Memory and Violence
T 5:00 - 8:00 JES A232A
AFR 317D Presidential Politics and the (Un)Making of "Blackness"
T and TH 9:30 - 11:00 JES A232A
And this spring--
ANT 391 Black Women in National Politics, 1964-2004
AFR 317D Race, Culture, and Incarceration
Contact Stephanie Lang, Academic Adviser for JLW/CAAAS for more information regarding these courses.
Also, she is the coordinator for the national conference "Progressive Publishers and Radical Academics: The Last Word on Social Justice?" 3-4 October 2008 held at JLW/CAAAS with representatives from South End Press, RedBone Press, and Red Salmon Arts. A book reading at Intellectual Property by Professor Frank Wilderson, author of Incognegro, will follow the roundtable discussion by the publishers. Continue to check this website for conference details.
Professor James's activist scholarship is an important addition to the JLW/CAAAS mission.