How Tyler the Creator and Frank Ocean challenge contemporary conceptualizations of Black queer men in hip-hop.
The second installment of "A Seat at Our Table," featuring “Modeling Race” by Netanya Ronn, “Redefining Black Beauty” by Tatyana Tandanpolie, “Blackness and Colorism in Kenya Barris’s Productions” by Britney Agyen, “Pelo Bueno/Pelo Malo” by Melany Canela, and “White Parents, Black Hair" by Rachel Goulston.
How does the language used on hair care products define what is considered beautiful and, thus, imply how Black women should see their beauty?
How do white parents of black, biracial, or transracial children find resources and form community centered around Black hair care?
The first installment of "A Seat at Our Table," featuring “The Black Women Boss Ladies of Shondaland” by Cheyenne Porcher “Black Motherhood on Primetime Television” by Courteney Celestin, “Laboring Women: Black and White Beauticians in Film” by Ava Marshall, and “The Liberation of Black Women through Cinema” by Kendra Brown.
From Claire Huxtable to Rainbow Johnson, how has the portrayal of Black women and Black motherhood in Black sitcoms changed over time?
How do portrayals of Black women in the 1990s cinema reimagine the journey of self-discovery and healing?
In one of the many plots woven into the web of Middlemarch, George Eliot reimagines Charles Dickens’s fantastic story of Pip and his “great expectations” through the much more realistic story of Fred Vincy.
A Lacanian analysis of David Cronenberg’s" M. Butterfly" and Nagisa Oshima’s "In the Realm of the Senses."
While audiences and scholars may be tempted to view the women of "Richard III" as secondary characters taking passive roles, a challenging point of view is that they are in fact outspoken and active in doing as much as they can within their given circumstances.