Jennifer Nash and Samantha Pinto talk with Aida Levy-Hussen, associate professor of English Language and Literature, about their book series, Black Feminism on the Edge, and about what new and urgent scholarship in Black feminist thought can look like.
About the speakers:
Jennifer C. Nash is the Jean Fox O’Barr Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at Duke University. She is the author of three books, most recently How We Write Now: Living With Black Feminist Theory, forthcoming with Duke University Press in 2024.
Samantha Pinto is professor of English, core faculty of Women’s and Gender Studies, and affiliated faculty of African & African Diaspora Studies and The John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Since 2022, she has served as Director of the Humanities Institute at UT. She is the author of two books, most recently Infamous Bodies: Early Black Women’s Celebrity and the Afterlives of Rights (Duke UP, 2020).
*This event was originally scheduled to take place in February 2022 as part of our Humanities Afrofutures series.