Professor of African American Studies | African American Studies
Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES, University Hall, 4427
Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D., Postgraduate Studies
Race on the QT: Blackness and the Films of Quentin Tarantino (University Texas Press: 2015).
Super Black: American Pop Culture and Black Superheroes (University Texas Press, 2011)
Black Space: Imagining Race in Science Fiction Film (University Texas Press, 2008).
Interview about film.
INTERVIEW REGARDING BLACK PANTHER FILM.
INTERVIEW REGARDING BLACK PANTHER FILM
The History Channel tv
RACE AND COMICS IN AMERICA
NPR-KPCC 89.3 – Take Two radio
National Public Radio radio
Comic-Con San Diego, CA
CLOAK AND DAGGER Conference (2014) Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society
San Diego Comic Fest San Diego, California (2014)
Series, a yearlong slate of programs, collectively entitled "Kapow! Who's Your Hero?" focused on themes of power, heroes and identity, as explored through the medium of superhero comics The Cassandra Voss Center at St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI "SkypeTacular! (2014)
Comic-Con San Diego, California (2014)
Graduate seminar on Diversity and Representation in Comics and Sequential Art California College of the Arts, San Francisco, California (2014)
Allendale Branch Library Event Pasadena, California (2014)
“Staking Out a Blatino Borderlands” in Latinos and Narrative Media: Participation and Portrayal (Palgrave: 2013), Ed. Frederick Luis Aldama
“Color Them Black” in The Superhero Reader (University of Mississippi Press: 2013). Eds. Charles Hatfield, Jeet Heer, and Kent Worchester
“Brave Black Worlds: Black Superheroes as Science Fiction Ciphers” in The Black Imagination, Science Fiction and the Speculative, Eds. Sandra Jackson, Julie Moody Freeman, (Routledge: December, 2010).
“It was Signified: The Genesis” in Born to Use Mics: Reading Nas’ Illmatic. Eds. Michael Eric Dyson and Sohail Daulatzi (Basic Civitas: January, 2010).
Brave Black Worlds: Black Superheroes as Science Fiction Ciphers
Peer reviewed journal: African Identities
Published (May, 2009).
R is for Race, not Rocket: Black Representation in American Science Fiction Cinema
Peer reviewed journal: Quarterly Review of Film and Video. Q.25.2
Published (November, 2009).
More Symbol than Substance: African American Representation in Network Television (2004)
Peer reviewed journal: Race and Society p. 21-38 (6), 2004.
Codes of Race (Letter-to-the-Editor) (12/29/02).
Newspaper: The Los Angeles Times, Calendar Section.