English Ph.D. Student

Princeton University

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“I say it because I want it to happen… I write it because I don’t want it to be true.”   I begin with the lost: I read The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man for the first time some four years ago, sitting on a bus to New York. The bus, which had smelled overwhelmingly of pee at the start

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What exists between memory and history? Anyone who accesses the digital version of the Library of Congress’ Ellison Papers only has to glance at the search bar to see this. Perhaps nothing at first glance; maybe on a second look, the archival user might be passingly curious that the finding aid for the Ellison Papers should be hyperlinked to a

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I’m Headed to SCMS!

For any of you Film/Media Studies scholars out there, I'll be headed to the Society for Cinema and Media Studies' 2016 annual conference from March 30th--April 3rd. I'll be presenting as part of a panel entitled "Gaming Race: Seeking Justice Beyond  Representation" with the wonderful Amanda Phillips (UC Davis), Alexandrina Algoro (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), and Kishonna Gray (Eastern Kentucky University).   Check

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