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Eleanor Craig

Eleanor Craig is Program Director and Lecturer for the Standing Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights at Harvard University. Craig’s work explores the intersecting histories of race and religion in the Americas using philosophical and literary approaches. A current book project, tentatively entitled Fated Falls: Racial Religious Imaginaries in the Study of Trauma, analyzes the theological narratives that undergird trauma studies. Craig is co-editor with An Yountae of In the Image of Man: Race, Coloniality, and Philosophy of Religion, forthcoming from Duke University Press.


Rethinking Genealogy, Rethinking Race

To read genealogically in this mode is to read anachronistically, to theorize the present through temporally removed contexts while allowing for their difference.