116th Annual Conference - Bellingham, Washington
Friday, November 9 - Sunday, November 11, 2018

Black Masculinity

Presiding Officer: 
Joi Carr, Pepperdine University

This session will examine representations of black masculinity in American film. The session explores representations of black masculine bodies from a range of critical and theoretical perspectives: formal analysis, performance studies, race and ethnic studies, literary theory, socio-political, and/or historical. Papers can interrogate the intertextuality of other related works of film/ literature or examine the ideological discourse of films such as Cooley High (1975), Boyz N the Hood (1991), Django Unchained (2012), Chi-Raq (2015), Dope (2015), Fences (2016), Get Out (2017), and Black Panther (2018).

Closed (not accepting submissions)

Associated Sessions

Topic Type: 
Special Session