Maurice Stevens

Maurice  Stevens

Maurice Stevens

Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Studies

stevens.368@osu.edu

Maurice Stevens’ research interests include the formation of American identities in and through visual culture and performance, historical memory in relation to “trauma theory,” critical race/legal theory, critical psychoanalytic theory, and popular cultural performance. His first book is titled Troubling Beginnings: Trans(per)forming African-American History and Identity, and he is currently working on a second book called From the Past Imperfect: Towards a Critical Trauma Theory. Among Dr. Stevens’ other publications are “Subject to Counter-Memory: Disavowal and Black Manhood in Spike Lee’s Malcolm X,” Signs: A Journal of Women in Culture and Society, Vol. 28, No. 1 (Autumn 2002), "Phenotype(d) Embodiment in Haile Garima’s SankofaBlack Arts Quarterly, Stanford, Stanford University Committee on Black Performing Arts, v3, n1, (Summer 1998).

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