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Ralina Joseph: “Postracial Resistance-Black Women, Media, and the Uses of Strategic Ambiguity”
January 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
| Humanities 1, Room 210
“Post Racial Resistance-Black Women, Media, and the Uses of Strategic Ambiguity” speaks about how African American women, celebrities. cultural products, and audiences subversively used the tools of postracial discourse– the media- propagated notion that race and race based discrimination are over– in order to resist its very tenets.
Ralina Joseph is a Associate Professor at the University of Washington, is Director of the Center for Communication, Difference and Equity (CCDE). Dr. Joseph’s second book, Postracial Resistance: Black Women, Media Culture, and the Uses of Strategic Ambiguity, examines how African American women negotiate the minefield of “postracial racism.”
Feminist Studies Colloquium. Events are free and open to the public.