INSTRUCTOR PROFILE

  Sandy Alexandre
   
  SANDY ALEXANDRE is Associate Professor of Literature at MIT. Her research interests include Black American literature and culture, race and visual studies, women's and gender studies, performance studies, and material culture studies. She is the author of The Properties of Violence: Claims to Ownership in Representations of Lynching (Mississippi, 2012). Alexandre is currently working on a second book project, Up From Chattels: Thinghood in an Ethics of Black Curation, in which she attempts to glean an ethics from the transition of black people being owned as things to their condition as owners and consumers of material objects. She is the author of numerous articles and book chapters, including essays in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, The Journal of American Drama and Theatre, Modern Drama, Criticism, and Mississippi Quarterly.
   
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