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  • Brittnay Proctor-Habil

    Assistant Professor in Race and Media

    Email
    proctorb@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    D - 79 Fifth Avenue

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    Brittnay Proctor-Habil

    Profile

    Brittnay L. Proctor received her PhD in African American Studies from Northwestern University and is a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Race and Media in the School of Media Studies at The New School. Her research interests include: Black Studies; black popular music, black feminist theory, sound studies, visual culture, and performance. Her work has been published in the Journal of Popular Music StudiesThe Journal of Popular CultureAmerican LiteratureSounding Out!Feminist FormationsHyped on Melancholy, African American Review, Reviews in Digital Humanities, and ASAP/Journal. Her forthcoming book, Minnie Riperton’s Come to My Garden will be published with Bloomsbury Press: 33 1/3 Series, November 3, 2022. She is also working on a second book manuscript which draws on LP records and Compact Disc’s (CD’s), in order to trace the sonic and visual discourses of gender and sexuality in funk music in the United States post-1960.

    For more information on her recent publications and engagements, please visit: https://www.brittnayproctor.com/. 


    Degrees Held

    Ph.D., Northwestern University

    B.A., University of California, Riverside


    Future Courses

    Black Feminist Media Methods
    NMDS 5030, Fall 2024

    Black Music, Media & Society
    NCOM 3165, Spring 2025

    Black Music, Media, & Society
    NMDS 5354, Spring 2025

    Blaxploitation
    NMDS 5353, Spring 2025

    Gender, Culture & Media
    LCST 4562, Fall 2024

    Gender, Culture & Media
    NMDS 5117, Fall 2024

    Past Courses

    Black Feminist Media Methods
    NMDS 5030, Fall 2023

    Black Music, Media & Society
    NCOM 3165, Spring 2024

    Gender, Culture & Media
    NMDS 5117, Fall 2023

    Gender, Culture & Media
    LCST 4562, Fall 2023

    Media Theory
    NMDS 5006, Spring 2024

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