Kinitra D. Brooks is an Associate Professor of African American and Afro-Caribbean literature at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She recently edited an anthology of short horror fiction written by black women, Sycorax’s Daughters and her upcoming monograph, Searching for Sycorax: Black Women Haunting Contemporary Horror will be published in 2017. She has published articles in African American Review, Obsidian, and FEMSPEC. In Fall 2016, discussion about Brooks’ innovative course, “Black Women, Beyoncé & Popular Culture” focusing on Beyoncé’s Lemonade went viral, drawing local, national, and international press coverage to her model of creative and rigorous cultural criticism.
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