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Tina Campt

Tina Campt is Claire Tow and Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Africana and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Barnard College-Columbia University and the former director of the Barnard Center for Research on Women. Campt is a black feminist theorist whose work explores gendered, racial and diasporic formation in black communities in Europe, the US, and Southern Africa through the oral, sonic and visual cultural texts produced by these communities. She is the author of three books: Other Germans: Black Germans and the Politics of Race, Gender and Memory in the Third Reich (2004), Image Matters: Archive, Photography and the African Diaspora in Europe (2012), and Listening to Images (2017). Professor Campt is the recipient of research grants and fellowships from the Leverhulme Trust, the American Association of University Women, The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Social Science Research Council, and the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities. She is currently in residence as the Abigail R. Cohen Fellow at the Columbia Institute for Ideas and Imagination in Paris.

Select publications

Campt, C. 2017. Listening to Images. Duke University Press, Durham

Campt, C. 2017. “Arthur Jafa in Conversation with Tina Campt: Love is the Message, the Plan is Death” in E-flux Journal. Issue 81, April.

Campt, C. 2012. Image Matters: Archive, Photography and the African Diaspora in Europe. Duke University Press, Durham