Bettina Judd | Author of Patient

Bettina Judd

Art. Feminism. Femme Fire.

Invited Lectures and Talks

"A Different Kind of Rigor: Creativity and Scholarly Practice" Michelle Rowley's Women's Studies Graduate Colloquia, May 7, 2014.

"I'm a Woman: Queer Black Femininity in the Blues Aesthetic" Kevin Quashie’s Issues in Queer Studies Course, Smith College, March 31, 2014.

“Turned Into Sunshine: Sacro-Secular Ecstasy in Black Women’s Vocal Performance” CISA, Five Colleges April 24, 2013

 “Joy! Lucille Clifton’s Theology of Joy” Research Colloquium in Gender Studies, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts October 22, 2012.

Lecture on Writing/Poetry Reading, Writers Series, Montgomery Community College. Rockville, Maryland  September 17, 2008.

Conference Papers

 “How to Measure Pain”: Affect, Black Feminist Critique and the Methodology of Patient.” 
On the panel titled: "In the Spaces We Create...The Self is Made Visible": Three Black Women Artists Map Identity, Formulate Methodologies, and Challenge Medium.” 
National Women’s Studies Association Conference. Denver, Colorado, November 2010.

“No Really, How Does it Feel to Be a Problem?: The Image of Shame, Sado-Masochism, Identity and Representation in Sapphire’s Push” 
On the panel titled: “Outlier Feminisms: Black Women’s Art and Affect, Chicana Mestizaje, Black and Native Women’s Coalition Politics.” 
National Women’s Studies Association Conference. Denver, Colorado, November 2010.

“Multicultural Mammy: Shame and Reclamation in the Aunt Jemima Figure in the work of Betye Saar, Renee Cox, and Kara Walker.” 
Rethinking Multiculturalism: Brazil, Canada, and the United States Conference at York University. Toronto, Canada, January 2010.

“She’s My Best Friend: Superfemme Lesbian Presences in Dirty South Rap.” 
On the Panel titled: “Making Visible Marginal Centers: Towards a Conceptual/Theoretical Framework for Thinking, Speaking, Listening, and Working Margin to Margin.” 
National Women’s Studies Association Conference. Atlanta, Georgia, November 2009.

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