Pembroke Center Lecture

December 9, 2017

"Contemplating Spectacular Black Death Across Generations: Lynching, Lethal Police Violence and the Black Female Body"

Shatema Threadcraft
Associate Professor of Government
Dartmouth College

Thursday, February 1, 2018
4:00 pm, Pembroke Hall 305

Shatema Threadcraft is Associate Professor of Government at Dartmouth College. She is spending the 2017-18 academic year at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton. Her first book Intimate Justice received the American Political Science Association's award for best book on race, ethnicity, and politics, and the National Women's Studies Association Sara A. Whaley Award for the best book on women and labor. She received her Ph.D. from Yale University (political science), her MSc in Philosophy from the London School of Economics, and her B.A. in Biology from Harvard.

Threadcraft's current book project is on race, gender, and the politics of death in the United States. The project examines how necropower has operated historically and how it operates in black communities today, how the politics of gender, sexuality, and ability are implicated in the politics of death, and how necropower is justified and contested in black communities.

Free and open to the public.

The Pembroke Center gratefully acknowledges the support of the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion 

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