VIDEO/CONF: Scenes at 20 – Inspirations, Riffs, and Reverberations

This symposium celebrates the 20th anniversary of Saidiya Hartman’s Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-Making in Nineteenth-Century America and its impact on studies of Black lives in the past, present, and future. Please join us as we consider the work’s impact within its intergenerational intellectual context and theorize new possibilities for Black life and Black freedom in … Continue reading VIDEO/CONF: Scenes at 20 – Inspirations, Riffs, and Reverberations

AWARD: Browne Wins 2016 Surveillance Book Prize

 #ADPHD congratulates Simone Browne on winning the 2016 Best Book Prize from the Surveillance Studies Network: For 2016, for the best book published in the calendar year 2015, the winning book is Browne, Simone. 2015. Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness. Durham: Duke University Press. The committee found that Browne’s book stood out for the … Continue reading AWARD: Browne Wins 2016 Surveillance Book Prize

BOOK: Browne on Slavery, Surveillance and other Dark Matters

Simone Browne, Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness. Durham: Duke University Press , 2015.   via Duke: "In Dark Matters Simone Browne locates the conditions of blackness as a key site through which surveillance is practiced, narrated, and resisted. She shows how contemporary surveillance technologies and practices are informed by the long history of … Continue reading BOOK: Browne on Slavery, Surveillance and other Dark Matters