As a recognized researcher and educator, Aisha Durham routinely presents her perspectives on popular culture to audiences in the academy and broader community. Check out recent media appearances, research talks, and cultural criticism.
Film Commentary - Durham describes how casting, character construction, and plot development help audiences reimagine blackness in radical ways.
Cultural Commentary - Durham describes representational politics and the significance of Kamala Harris for Black women.
University of Tampa (FL)
Mining memory, Durham recalls her southern roots to narrate her hip hop becoming. Durham’s performance-informed autoethnography and embodied cultural criticism in Home with Hip Hop Feminism demonstrate how critically-engaged, community-centered, and culturally relevant research can serve as a catalyst for new areas of inquiry and social movements.
CONVERSATION: GENDER, HIP HOP, AND THE SOUTH
AMERYKAH AND ME: MAPPING AFROFUTURISM WITHIN THE HIP HOP FEMINIST IMAGINARY
University of Florida
HIP HOP FEMINISM
Saint Louis University
HIP HOP FEMINISM: ARTISTRY, ADVOCACY, AND THE ACADEMY
University of South Florida