AFAM Endeavors: Racquel Gates, Double Negative: The Black Image and Popular Culture

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 11:45am to 1:15pm
African American Studies See map
81 Wall Street, Room 201
New Haven, CT 06511
Promoted by RITM

Racquel Gates is an Assistant Professor at the College of Staten Island, CUNY. Her research focuses on blackness and popular culture, with special attention to discourses of taste and quality. She is the author of Double Negative: the Black Image and Popular Culture (Duke 2018) and has written numerous essays on film and media, some of which appear in “Film Quarterly,” “Television & New Media,” and the “Los Angeles Review of Books.”

This event is part of the Yale Department of African American Studies’ colloquium, “Endeavors.”


Open to: 
General Public