Dr. Vanessa K. Valdés
Office: NAC 6/109 or NAC 6/331D
Dr. Vanessa K. Valdés is the director of the Black Studies Program at The City College of New York-CUNY. A graduate of Yale and Vanderbilt Universities, and a Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, her research interests focus on the cultural production of peoples of African descent throughout the Americas: the United States and Latin America, including the Caribbean and Brazil.
Professor Michael B. Gillespie
Office: Shepard 467
Michael B. Gillespie is an Associate Professor of Film in the Department of Media and Communication Arts and the Black Studies Program at The City College of New York. He received his MA and Ph.D. in Cinema Studies from New York University. His teaching and research focuses on black visual and expressive culture, visual historiography, film theory, film adaptation, and genre theory.
Professor A. Samad-Matias
Office: NAC 7/112
B.A., Hunter College, M.A.; M.A., New York Univ.
Professor Boukary Sawadogo
Office: Shepard 476
His research and teaching interests are focused on African cinema, documentary and Black world experience.
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