144 episodes

Left of Black is a weekly webcast hosted by Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal and produced by the John Hope Franklin Center of International and Interdisciplinary Studies at Duke University.

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Left of Black is a weekly webcast hosted by Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal and produced by the John Hope Franklin Center of International and Interdisciplinary Studies at Duke University.

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    Season 5, Episode 14

    Season 5, Episode 14

    Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined by Liana and Jabari Asim. Liana Asim is a playwright and a librettist. Jabari Asim is an author, poet, and playwright.

    • 27 min
    • video
    Season 5, Episode 13

    Season 5, Episode 13

    Mark Anthony Neal is joined in the studio by WISER-Duke writing fellows Neo Muyanga and Khadija Patel. Muyanga is a composer and musician who is working on a new libretto. Patel is a journalist writing about the Johannesburg suburb, Mayfair.

    • 42 min
    • video
    Season 5, Episode 12

    Season 5, Episode 12

    Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is join in studio by Harry Weinger to talk about producing from an archive and the Marvin Gaye archives. Weinger is a producer, writer and educator who is currently Vice President of A&R for Universal Music Enterprises. Weinger teaches at New York University.

    • 29 min
    • video
    Season 5, Episode 11

    Season 5, Episode 11

    Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined by Jeffrey Q. McCune to discuss McCune's new book, “Sexual Discretion: Black Masculinity and the Politics of Passing”. McCune is an Associate Professor teaching Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and in the Performing Arts Department at Washington University in St. Louis.

    • 26 min
    • video
    Season 5, Episode 10

    Season 5, Episode 10

    Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined in studio with documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson. Nelson is known for his films Freedom Riders, The Murder of Emmett Till, and, Sweet Honey in the Rock: Raise Your Voice.

    • 21 min
    • video
    Season 5, Episode 9

    Season 5, Episode 9

    Mark Anthony Neal speaks with Derrick White about the Institute of the Black World. White is a visiting associate professor teaching in the Department of History at Dartmouth College. White is the author of "The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s".

    • 30 min

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