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  • Erica Cardwell

    Part-Time Faculty

    Email
    cardwele@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall - 66 West 12th Street

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    Erica Cardwell

    Profile

    Erica N. Cardwell is a writer, critic, and educator based in Brooklyn, New York. Erica uses a Black feminist lens as her primary critical approach - she often writes about print, archival media, visual culture, and interdisciplinary performance. Erica is deeply fascinated with the imaginations of people of color, as a tool for social, spiritual, and collective movement. She has written for BOMB,The Believer, Brooklyn Rail, Frieze, Hyperallergic, Green Mountains Review, Passages North and other publications. She has been awarded residencies and fellowships from the Lambda Literary Foundation, Vermont Studio Center, and Banff Centre for Arts andCreativity. Erica received her MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. She teaches writing and social justice at The New School; and is on the editorial board of Radical Teacher Journal.


    Degrees Held

    MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College  - 2016


    Professional Affiliation

    Radical Teacher

    International Association of Art Critics (AICA)


    Recent Publications

    Consciousness, Conflict and Contradiction in the Art of Robert Colescott for Hyperallergic

    Investigating Violence: Jonathan Herrera Soto interview for BOMB

    Noah Davis's Celebratory Vision of Black Family Life for Frieze


    Research Interests

    intersectionality, double consciousness, and deconstructing the universal narrative; the imaginationS of people of color as a tool for social change; the innovative qualities of grief; paper, print, etching, and drawing; archival mixed media; interdisciplinary performance

     


    Awards And Honors

    2020 Graywolf Press Nonfiction Finalist

    2020 Puchcart Prize nominee


    Current Courses

    [LS] Integrative Seminar 1

    Critical Reading & Writing 1

    Gural Scholars IV

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