Black Knowledges/Black Struggles: Essays in Critical Epistemology


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Liverpool University Press
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6.3 X 9.4 X 1.5 inches | 0.02 pounds

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About the Author

Jason Ambroise is an Associate Professor in the Department of History at William Paterson University of New Jersey. His research fields include the history of race and its interconnection to other socio-human discourses of Western modernity; the history of the human sciences; and the history ofbiology/socio-biology. His teaching fields include nineteenth and twentieth century U.S. history, the history of science, and Black Studies. Previously published essays are titled Rethinking 'Race': Biocentrism and the Origins of Our Time (2004) and Biocentrism, Neo-Ptolemaicism, and E.O.Wilson's Consilience: A Contemporary Example of 'Saving the Phenomenon' of Man, in the Name of the Human (2006). He is currently working on a book-length manuscript entitled Instituting Order: On the Formation of Criminology in the U.S. Sabine Broeck teaches American Studies, Gender Studies and Black Diaspora Studies at the University of Bremen. Her research critiques the coloniality and anti-blackness of transatlantic modernity as a social formation and culture of (post)-enslavement. She is President of the international scholarlyorganization Collegium for African American Research (CAAR), as well as director of the University of Bremen Institute for Postcolonial and Transcultural Studies (INPUTS); also, she is the convener and professorial mentor of the Black Knowledges Research Group at the University of Bremen, seehttp: // Her two previous monographs are Der entkolonisierte Koerper (1988) and White Amnesia-Black Memory? American Women's Writing and History (1999). She is currently at work on a book-length manuscript entitled Gender and Anti-Blackness contracted with SUNY Press.