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SchmittMary Schmitt (2019)


B.A., (with university honors) Art History, University of Illinois at Chicago
M.A., Humanities, University of Chicago

Advisor(s): Allison Perlman; Bridget Cooks; Sohail Daulatzai

Dissertation: (Neo) liberal Re-writings of Black Radical Memory in Television Documentary: 1989-1995

Biography/Additional Information

Advisor: Allison Perlman
Dissertation: "Neoliberalism and Black Radical Memory in Popular Culture"
Research Interests: Race and political economy in popular culture, cultural memory, black radical politics and cultural production, postcolonial theory and cultural studies, African and African diaspora art and politics
Publications: “By Any Means Necessary” A Neoliberal Sound Byte? The Memory of Malcolm
X in the 1990s CBS Documentary Malcolm X: The Real Story.” Black Camera:
An International Film Journal 9, no. 2 (Spring 2018): 10-32.

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