Left of Black

A Contrarian View of Blackness

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Left of Black Summer Special (vol. 2):  Alexis De Veaux Discusses Her New Novel, The Erotic Life of the Classroom and Popular Feminism

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined via Skype by Alexis De Veaux, Professor Emeriti of Global Gender Studies at the University at Buffaloand the author of several books including Warrior Poet: A Biography of Audre Lorde and the just published novel Yabo.

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Left of Black is a weekly Webcast hosted by Mark Anthony Neal and produced in collaboration with the John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University.

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Episodes of Left of Black are also available for free download in @ iTunes U

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Black Scholars—The CSI Edition. #TBT with Tracy Sharpley-Whiting at Duke in 2006.

Black Scholars—The CSI Edition. #TBT with Tracy Sharpley-Whiting at Duke in 2006.

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On stage at the Guggenheim celebrating the art of Carrie Mae Weems. (April 2014)

On stage at the Guggenheim celebrating the art of Carrie Mae Weems. (April 2014)

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In the Langston Hughes Auditorium at the Schomburg with Sonia Sanchez and Imani Perry #HBF2014

In the Langston Hughes Auditorium at the Schomburg with Sonia Sanchez and Imani Perry #HBF2014

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Left of Black Summer Special (vol. 1):  Poet and Yale Professor Elizabeth Alexander Talks Black Studies, Black Poetry and the Art of Archibald Motley

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined in the Left of Black studios by Elizabeth Alexander, the Thomas E. Donnelley Professor of African American Studies & Professor American Studies & English at Yale University. A widely published poet and essayist, Alexander is the author of the classic The Venus Hottentot, American Sublime (a finalist for the 2006 Pulitzer Prize), and the recent Crave Radiance.  She is also the author of the  collection of essays The Black Interior.

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Left of Black is a weekly Webcast hosted by Mark Anthony Neal and produced in collaboration with the John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University.

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Episodes of Left of Black are also available for free download in @ iTunes U

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Follow Left of Black on Twitter: @LeftofBlack

Follow Mark Anthony Neal on Twitter: @NewBlackMan

Follow Elizabeth Alexander on Twitter: @ProfessorEA

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Left of Black S4:E30:  Hearing the Truths of Black Girlhood

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined via Skype by Ruth Nicole Brown, assistant professor of Educational Policy Studies & Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Professor Brown is the is the author of the just published Hear Our Truths: The Creative Potential of Black Girlhood (University of Illinois Press, 2013) and Black Girlhood Celebration: Toward a Hip-Hop Feminist Pedagogy (Peter Lang, 2008).

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Left of Black is a weekly Webcast hosted by Mark Anthony Neal and produced in collaboration with the John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University.

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Episodes of Left of Black are also available for free download in @ iTunes U

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Follow Left of Black on Twitter: @LeftofBlack

Follow Mark Anthony Neal on Twitter: @NewBlackMan

Follow Ruth Nicole Brown on Twitter: @knowandremember

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