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Brigitte Fielder
Asst Prof of Comp Literature in at . Works on C19 US, esp African American lit, race, gender, childhood, & species. PhD.
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Black Perspectives 2h
Today on we begin our online forum celebrating "The Life and Times of with a post from Tyrone McKinley Freeman offering "The Collective Roots of Madame C.J. Walker's Philanthropy"--
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Brigitte Fielder May 18
I’ve been eagerly awaiting this issue!!!
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Cathy Davidson May 17
Replying to @ProfHolloway
SAT: Appalling. Insulting. Fraudulent. Please RT. (I literally thought it was The Onion. I still cannot believe this is real. Ludicrous)
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karla fc holloway May 17
I sincerely invite academic colleagues to stand against 's . I don't usually ask for RTs, but if you agree this is a terrible idea, a solution that fails to address 's predictability problem, as well as an insidious form of institutionalized stigma, pls RT.
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Brigitte Fielder May 17
Replying to @booktoss
Obviously racist. Historically inaccurate. And depressingly unsurprising. Whoever planned and ran this drill definitely shouldn’t be working with children.
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Brigitte Fielder May 16
Listening to this interview rn and I just need to say that I would be HERE for 's (obviously hit) musical about early AfAm print culture featuring folks like Richard Allen, Absalom Jones, and Benjamin Banneker.
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Brigitte Fielder May 3
Powerful piece by , which speaks to the experiences of many BIPOC who do intersectional, antiracist work publicly & bravely & unendingly & under literal threat. Thanks so much to you & the other for the work you do!
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Edge Effects Apr 26
Thanks to for including ’s recent interview with Bénédicte Boisseron, “Why Animal Studies Must Be Antiracist,” in this fantastic list!
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Brigitte Fielder Apr 26
Very happy to have my podcast interview with Bénédicte Boisseron on antiracist animal studies included in this list!
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Black Perspectives Apr 24
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Black Perspectives Apr 24
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Brigitte Fielder Apr 23
My essay in this week's forum in . I read Douglass' 1845 narrative specifically as a narrative of enslaved childhood. FD represents Black boyhood not only under threat, but as theorizing & actively opposing white supremacist denials of Black childhood.
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Brigitte Fielder Apr 23
Here's on Black diplomacy in 's series on Frederick Douglass this week!
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Jonathan Senchyne Apr 22
If you're inclined to preorder & my edited collection with essays by and many others I'll send you an original Amos P. Kennedy Print of the cover
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Black Perspectives Apr 22
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BlackStudies at Duke Apr 22
The Futures of Frederick Douglass: An Introduction | via
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Derrick R. Spires Apr 20
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Brigitte Fielder Apr 19
Replying to @yao_christine
(To be fair, they also asked me how I’d teach Milton, and let me tell you, if I suddenly become my department’s Miltonist, there has been a terrible catastrophe of some kind and maybe people need to cut me some slack.)
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Brigitte Fielder Apr 19
Replying to @yao_christine
Then I was like “maybe I can say something about Kara Walker, but you do know this is a Whole Different Field, right?”
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Brigitte Fielder Apr 19
Replying to @yao_christine
Someone (you know who) once asked me about contemporary African art in a mock job talk. I was like “I work on C19 African American Literature but I don’t actually know about All the Black Things.” 🤷🏾‍♀️
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