The Political Theology Network Mentoring Initiative invites undergraduate and graduate students, contingent faculty, and independent scholars to attend this conversation with Joy James and Rebecca Wilcox on January 28, 2022 from 1:00-2:30 PM EST. The topic will be on “How the University De-Radicalizes Students, Professors, and Social Movements.” The meeting can be accessed through the following link:
Joy James is the author of Shadowboxing: Representations of Black Feminist Politics, Transcending the Talented Tenth: Black Leaders and American Intellectuals, and Resisting State Violence: Radicalism, Gender and Race in US Culture. Her edited books include: Warfare in the American Homeland, The New Abolitionists: (Neo) Slave Narratives and Contemporary Prison Writings, Imprisoned Intellectuals, States of Confinement, The Black Feminist Reader (co-edited with TD Sharpley-Whiting), and the Angela Y. Davis Reader. Dr. James also serves as a Professor of Humanities at Williams College.
Rebecca A. Wilcox is a PhD student at Princeton Theological Seminary concentrating in Religion and Society. Her research engages Black religion, Hauntology, and critical Black studies. Wilcox is from the Bronx, New York where she was raised by her mother and siblings. She is a proud HBCU alumna of Clark Atlanta University.