Autumn Womack is an Assistant Professor at Princeton University, where she holds appointments in the departments of African American Studies and English. Her research focuses on the intersection of black cultural life and visual technologies. She is currently completing a book on data, visuality, and black literary aesthetics at the turn of the 20th century entitled Un-disciplining Data.
Can You Be Black and Listen to This?
I return to Elizabeth Alexander’s 1994 essay “Can You Be BLACK and Look at This?” often. Sometimes years go by ...