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Phenomenal Blackness: Black Power, Philosophy, and Theory

Phenomenal Blackness: Black Power, Philosophy, and Theory
Professor Mark Christian Thompson’s new book is now available. This unorthodox account of 1960s Black thought rigorously details the field’s debts to German critical theory and explores a forgotten tradition […]

The Enduring Value of an English Degree

The Enduring Value of an English Degree
In the face of a growing focus on STEM fields, Professor Mark Christian Thompson talks candidly about the enduring value of an English degree. Including why study in the humanities is more valuable than ever. (Spoiler alert: English majors do, in fact, find jobs.)