Brittnay L. Proctor
(-Habil), PhD

Writing, Researching, and Teaching About Twentieth Century Black Popular Culture at the Intersections of Blackness, Gender, and Sexuality.

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Brittnay L. Proctor received her PhD in African American Studies from Northwestern University and is a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Race and Media in the School of Media Studies at The New School. Her research interests include: Black Studies; black popular music and culture, Gender and Sexuality Studies, black feminist theory, sound studies, visual culture, and performance. Her work has been published in the Journal of Popular Music StudiesThe Journal of Popular Culture, American Literature, Sounding Out!, Feminist Formations, Hyped on Melancholy, African American Review, and Reviews in Digital Humanities. Her book, Minnie Riperton’s Come to My Garden, is forthcoming (Bloomsbury Press: 33 1/3 Series, November 2022). 


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