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Christina Sharpe

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Department of Humanities

Professor

Office: Vanier College, 217
Phone: (416)736-2100 Ext: 33958
Email: cesharpe@yorku.ca


Christina Sharpe is a Writer and Professor in the Department of Humanities at York University. She is the author of: In the Wake: On Blackness and Being (Duke University Press, 2016)—named by the Guardian and The Walrus as one of the best books of 2016 and a nonfiction finalist for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award—and Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects (Duke University Press, 2010). Her third book, Ordinary Notes, will be published in 2022 (Knopf/FSG/Daunt). She is also working on a monograph called Black. Still. Life. She has recently published essays in Dorothea Lange: Words & Pictures, Alison Saar Of Aether and Earthe, Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America, Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America, and in Jennifer Packer: The Eye Is Not Satisfied With Seeing.

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Degrees

PhD, Cornell University
MA, Cornell University
BA, University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests

, Black Diaspora Literature and Theory, Black Diaspora Visual Cultures, Black Feminist Theory, Black Queer Studies

Christina Sharpe is a Writer and Professor in the Department of Humanities at York University. She is the author of: In the Wake: On Blackness and Being (Duke University Press, 2016)—named by the Guardian and The Walrus as one of the best books of 2016 and a nonfiction finalist for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award—and Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects (Duke University Press, 2010). Her third book, Ordinary Notes, will be published in 2022 (Knopf/FSG/Daunt). She is also working on a monograph called Black. Still. Life. She has recently published essays in Dorothea Lange: Words & Pictures, Alison Saar Of Aether and Earthe, Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America, Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America, and in Jennifer Packer: The Eye Is Not Satisfied With Seeing.

Degrees

PhD, Cornell University
MA, Cornell University
BA, University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests

, Black Diaspora Literature and Theory, Black Diaspora Visual Cultures, Black Feminist Theory, Black Queer Studies