Department of Sociology Edited ‘Standpoints: Black Feminist Knowledges’
Department of Sociology faculty members Andrea N.Baldwin, Anthony Kwame Harrison, and Ashley Veronica Reichelmann edited Standpoints: Black Feminist Knowledges (Blacksburg: VT Publishing, 2019), a class project by graduate students in the Department of Sociology.
The volume features the following by graduate students: Trichia Cadette, an MFA student in Arts Leadership, “Silly Black Girl: Ode to The Lady with the Magical Hair. About the Cover Art,” pp. 215–18; ASPECT doctoral student Jordan Fallon, “Movements, Not Moments: Wynterian Analysis of Emergent Anti-Pipeline Resistance and Extant Legacies of Brutality,” pp. 141–62; Sociology doctoral student Inaash Islam, “Mired in Paradox: Black Feminist Approaches to Black Female (Re)presentations On-Screen, pp. 3–33; Sociology master’s student Gerlyn Murrell, “Our Pussy, Our Prerogative: Afro-Caribbean Women’s Oppression, Resistance, and Sexual Liberation,” pp. 67–93; Sociology doctoral student Danielle Noumbouwo, “Till Death Do Us Part: Marriage as a Site of Subjugation for Women in Africa,” pp. 94–116; Sociology doctoral student Philip Ray, “Toward Supportive Political Action: An Autoethnographic Approach to Afrofuturism and Africanfuturism,” pp. 163–87; and Sociology master’s student Maria Scaptura, “From Plantations to Presidency: A Historiography of Black Women’s Oppression Due to White Women’s Complacency,” pp. 34–63.
Baldwin and Reichelmann provided the “Introduction: Black Feminist Pedagogy as Praxis,” pp. xii-xix, and Baldwin authored “Black Love, Black Loving, Loving Blackness,” pp. 188–214, with Kimberly Williams.
Sharon P. Johnson, an associate professor in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures and director of Women’s and Gender Studies, provided the “Afterword,” pp. 219–27.