Seeing Black Panther
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Seeing Black Panther
A Conversation with Daphne Lamothe, Sam Daly, and Jerry Philogene
Explore the visual references and global resonances in Ryan Coogler’s blockbuster film Black Panther (2018) in a conversation with Daphne Lamothe (Africana Studies at Smith College), Samuel Fury Childs Daly (Duke African and African American Studies), and Jerry Philogene (American Studies at Dickinson College). Mark Anthony Neal (Duke African and African American Studies) will moderate the discussion.
Free and open to the public. Light lunch served. Sponsored by Duke African and African American Studies and the Forum for Scholars and Publics.
Daphne Lamothe is a 2017-2018 Humanities Writ Large Visiting Faculty Fellow at Duke University, currently working on a book-length study of Black immigrant urbanity in literary and cultural texts. She is an associate professor of Africana Studies at Smith College, where she teaches literature and cultural studies. Her book, Inventing…...Read More
Samuel Fury Childs Daly is an Assistant Professor in the Department of African and African American Studies at Duke University. His current research connects the Nigerian Civil War (1967-1970) to the history of fraud and "419" in late twentieth-century Nigeria. A separate project considers the history of military desertion in…...Read More
Jerry Philogene specializes in 20th-century African American and Afro Caribbean visual arts and cultural history. Her teaching interests include interdisciplinary American cultural history and black cultural and identity politics. Her research interests explore the intersections of race, ethnicity, class, and gender as articulated in contemporary visual and popular culture. During…...Read More
Mark Anthony Neal is Professor of African & African American Studies and the founding director of the Center for Arts, Digital Culture and Entrepreneurship (CADCE) at Duke University where he offers courses on Black Masculinity, Popular Culture, and Digital Humanities, including signature courses on Michael Jackson & the Black Performance…...Read More