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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.


Television Critism

TV Commentary - Durham describes representational politics and the significance of the Black South on television.

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Cultural Commentary - Durham describes her participation in the production of the anthology.

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Film Commentary - Durham describes how casting, character construction, and plot development help audiences reimagine blackness in radical ways.


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.

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Belonging, Bell, and Black Feminism

University of S. Carolina

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Storying the Self

Syracuse University

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Finding Your Academic Voice

Florida Atlantic University

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Hip Hop Feminism: Artistry, Advocacy, Academy

Meiji University

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