“I woke up like this”: Desire & Respectability in ShondaLand

Posted on : May 18, 2015
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Natalie Bullock Brown, Saint Augustine’s University (Film and Interactive Media Studies)
Joan Morgan, New York University (American Studies). Twitter: @milfinainteasy
Treva Lindsey, The Ohio State University (Women and Gender Studies). Twitter:@divafeminist
Lisa B. Thompson, University of Texas at Austin (African & African American Diaspora Studies). Twitter: @playprof

Moderator: Anne-Maria Makhulu, Duke University. Twitter: @AnneKhalumba

This panel will address issues around the desirability of Black Women, the importance of sexual desire in the lives of Black Women and the ways tropes of respectability might police Black Women’s identity and expressive culture.

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