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Feminist Media Histories (2021) 7 (2): 92–109.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Amber Jamilla Musser This essay analyzes two African artifacts—a nkisi and a bieri—in order to parse the utility of liquidity as a Black feminist analytic. Enlarging the concept of media to incorporate these artifacts, the text links diaspora, blackness, and affect to the violence of colonial...
Feminist Media Histories (2021) 7 (1): 81–114.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Berette S Macaulay; Savita Krishnamoorthy This essay and accompanying conversation examine the works of filmmaker and scholar Zeinabu irene Davis, whose work centers Black women, engaging their histories and contemporary stories, and thus representing their agency and complex personhood. Davis...
Feminist Media Histories (2020) 6 (3): 52–78.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Lauren E. Wilks Through the lens of women's tennis legend Serena Williams, this article examines the roles of masculinization and feminization as they relate to Black womanhood in sport. Over the course of much of her career, Williams was characterized as “aggressive,” someone who “bludgeoned her...
Feminist Media Histories (2017) 3 (2): 15–35.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Brandy Monk-Payton This article examines humor as it intersects with race and gender in digital media. It takes up the idea of laughter to explore how Black expressive culture emerges online, both individually and collectively, in the contemporary moment, arguing that web-based objects...