Jonathan Munby

Jonathan Munby

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Under a Bad Sign: Criminal-Self-Representation in African American Popular Culture

 Book: Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011.  Related article: “The Work of Art in the Age of Hip Hop Reproduction”, Journal for Cultural Research 17:4 (2013): 382–397 Related posts: A Good Night Out for the Girls: Popular Feminisms in Theatre and Performance Arrivals and Departures: Hull City of Culture Racial …

20 Oct 2014 in Book


Racial justice and the politics (political aesthetics) of black American cultural and artistic production

As part of this undertaking, I am looking backward to the overlooked militant political films of the 1970s “Blaxploitation” cycle—contributing a chapter, “Militant Blax: Screening Revolution”, for a Wiley-Blackwell volume on African American film. I am also looking forward, analysing the problems confronting black cultural producers in the contexts of neo-liberal and/or “disaster capitalism”, …

20 Oct 2014 in Project