Julietta Singh “Lives of Brick and Mortar”

CSC Guest Julietta Singh

Professor Singh is Associate Professor of English & Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of Richmond. She is the author of No Archive Will Restore You (Punctum Books, 2018), Unthinking Mastery: Dehumanism and Decolonial Entanglements (Duke UP, 2018), as well as The Breaks (Coffee House Press and Daunt Books Originals, 2021). She teaches courses on decolonial literature, the ecological humanities, and queer studies. She has published her academic work in South Atlantic Quarterly, Women & Performance, Social Text, Cultural Critique, and Studies in Gender and Sexuality, among others. She is also the recent recipient of a 2019-2020 ACLS Burkhardt Fellowship, held at Columbia University’s Institute for Research on Women, Gender and Sexuality. Her new book, The Breaks, takes the form of a letter to her young daughter about race, inheritance, and mothering at the end of the world.