New Publication: We Are What We Archive

Elonda Clay. "We Are What We Archive" In Fabricating Origins, Russell McCutcheon (ed.), Equinox Publishing. June 1, 2015. http://www.equinoxpub.com/home/fabricating-origins-russell-mccutcheon/ See also Downloads Page Abstract What ends up getting commemorated and what ends up fading from memory depends not on the key moments in an institution’s racial integration timeline, but rather on who is telling the …

Harvard Presentation, “Imagineering Geneatopia”

Presented at The Ways of Knowing: Graduate Conference on Religion, October 25-26, 2013. Science, Religion, and Culture at Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA "Imagineering Geneatopia: Genomic Heterotopias and Biologized Blackness in the PBS African American Lives Series" From 2006 to 2008, PBS broadcasted the African American Lives series and Finding Oprah’s Roots, documentaries …