Keynote speaker: Anne Anlin Cheng


The Moving Image Studies program is pleased to announce one of our keynote speakers: Anne Anlin Cheng, Professor of English and of the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University. She is the author of Second Skin: Josephine Baker and the Modern Surface (Oxford University Press, 2010), The Melancholy of Race: Assimilation, Psychoanalysis, and Hidden Grief (Oxford University Press, 2000), and several articles including:

(2011). “Shine: On Race, Glamour, and the Modern.” PMLA 126(4): 1022-1041.

(2009). “Skins, tattoos, and susceptibility.” Representations 108(1): 98-119.

(2009). “Psychoanalysis without Symptoms.” differences 20(1): 87-101.

(2008). “Skin deep: Josephine Baker and the colonial fetish.” Camera Obscura 23(3 69): 35-79.

(2010). “Ralph Ellison: Melancholic Visibility and the Crisis of American Civil Rights.” Journal of Law Philosophy & Culture 5: 119.-139.


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