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about CHRISTINE

Christine Goding is a dual-degree PhD Candidate in African-American Studies at Northwestern University and Philosophy at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris.

The main concern of her research is the concept of whiteness, which she explores from the intersection of critical philosophy of race and affect theory. Christine is an alumna of Brown University, where she studied Africana Studies and Linguistic Anthropology.

 

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EDUCATION

Ph.D. Northwestern University, African American Studies

in cotutelle with École Normale Supérieure, Paris, Philosophy

 

Dissertation:

“Virtually White: Racial Rule, the Crisis of Whiteness, and Affect in the Digital Age” (2017)

Committee: Barnor Hesse (Chair), Marc Crépon (Dual Degree Advisor, ENS Paris), Sylvester Johnson, D. Soyini Madison

 

B.A. Brown University, Africana Studies (2008)

Brown University, Linguistic Anthropology (2008)

 

Research Interests

Critical Race Theory; Affect Theory; Digital Humanities; Performance Studies; Black Political Thought; Postcolonial Studies; Critical Theory; Cultural Studies 

 

Awards, Honors, and Activities
  • Paris Program in Critical Theory Fellowship

  • Conference Travel Grant, Department of African American Studies,

  • Conference Travel Grant, Paris Program of Critical Theory,

  • Research Assistant to the Director of Graduate Studies,

  • Research Assistant, Center for African American History,

  • Passed Comprehensive Exams with Distinction, Department of

  • Mellon Foundation Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Studies,

 

Northwestern University

Northwestern University

Northwestern University

Department of African American Studies,

Northwestern University

Northwestern University

African American Studies, Northwestern University

Department of Performance Studies, Northwestern University

 

Conferences and Presentations
  • Stream Organizer, “Virtual Raciality / Race IRL: Critical Approaches to the Concept of Race in the Digital Age,”

  • “The Paradox of the ‘Racist Nigger’: Thinking through Race as

  • “On ‘Wearing White Women for Status and Power,’ Or How to

  • “‘How does it feel to be a problem?’ Reading Race through Affect,”

  • “The Crisis of Whiteness: Hegemony and Intelligibility,”

  • “The Question of Race and Affect in the Work of W.E.B. Du Bois,”

  • Panel Moderator, “A Symposium on the Work of Richard Iton:

  • “Viscera: Reintegrating the Body into Critiques of Race through

  • “Dialect Drama: Resistance, Representation, and the One-Act PlaysLondon Conference in Critical

 

Thought. Birkbeck University

Ontopower in the Age of Electronic Colonialism,”

Digital Blackness. Rutgers University

Provoke a Crisis of Hegemony, Hazards and Strategies.”

#Envisioning Black Digital Spaces, Dickinson College

London Conference in Critical Thought.

University College London

Paris Program in Critical Theory Dissertation Colloquium.

École Normale Supérieure, Paris

Trilateral Dissertation Conference in Critical Theory, l’École

Normale Supérieure, Frankfurt-University, and Northwestern

University. École Normale Supérieure, Paris

Feeling the Black Fantastic.” Black Popular Culture Panelists:

Fred Moten, Margo Crawford, Shana Redmond. Center for

African American History, Northwestern University

Affect,” Black Graduate Student Association Annual Research

Conference, “Reimagining the Black Fantastic.”

Northwestern University

of Harlem Renaissance Women Playwrights,” Department of

African American Studies Graduate Colloquium.

Northwestern University

 

Teaching Experience

 

Teaching Assistantships:

Diversity and Inequality at Northwestern University Spring 2014

Unsettling Whiteness Spring 2013

Introduction to African American History Winter 2013

Controversial Blackness Fall 2012

Cracking the Color Line: Black/Asian Relations in the US Spring 2012

Introduction to African American Literature Winter 2012

African American Culture Survey: Poetics of Hip Hop Fall 2011

Professional Development

Graduate Teaching Certificate Program, Searle Center for Teaching

Excellence, Northwestern University​

Coursework
  • Black Historiography

  • Critical Performance Ethnography Studies

  • Problems in Research, Performance

  • Race, Politics, Society, Culture

  • W.E.B. Du Bois

  • Language Ideologies, Anthropology

  • Black Feminist/Black Queer Theories

  • Expressive Arts and Cultures

  • Critical Performance Ethnography: Practicum

  • Conceptual Methodologies

  • Language and Media

  • Diasporic Theory and Diaspora Tropes

  • Language and Power

  • Memory Studies

  • Gender and Sexuality in the African Diaspora

  • Post-Structuralism and Black Political Thought

  • Genealogy of Racism as a Concept (audit)

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EDUCATION
PHD 

Northwestern University, African American Studies

in cotutelle with École Normale Supérieure, Paris, Philosophy

Dissertation: “Virtually White: Racial Rule, the Crisis of Whiteness,

and Affect in the Digital Age” (2017)

 

Committee: Barnor Hesse (Chair), Marc Crépon (Dual Degree Advisor,

ENS Paris), Sylvester Johnson, D. Soyini Madison

 

BA

Brown University, Africana Studies (2008)

Brown University, Linguistic Anthropology (2008)

Research Interests

Critical Race Theory; Affect Theory; Digital Humanities; Performance Studies; Black Political Thought; Postcolonial Studies; Critical Theory; Cultural Studies 

Awards, Honors, and Activities
  • Conference Travel Grant, Department of African American Studies, Northwestern University

  • Conference Travel Grant, Paris Program of Critical Theory, Northwestern University

  • Paris Program in Critical Theory Fellowship,
    Northwestern University

  • Research Assistant to the Director of Graduate Studies, Department of African American Studies,
    Northwestern University

  • Research Assistant, Center for African American History, Northwestern University

  • Passed Comprehensive Exams with Distinction, Department of African American Studies, Northwestern University

  • Mellon Foundation Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Studies, Department of Performance Studies, Northwestern University

June 2015

 

June 2015

2014-2015

 

Winter 2014

 

 

Fall 2013

 

Winter 2013

 

2010-2016

Conferences and Presentations
  • Stream Organizer, "Virtual Raciality / Race IRL: Critical Approaches to the Concept of Race in the Digital Age,"
    London Conference in Critical Thought. Birkbeck University

  • “The Paradox of the 'Racist N*****': Thinking through Race as Ontopower in the Age of Electronic Colonialism,"
    Digital Blackness. Rutgers University

  • “On ‘Wearing White Women for Status and Power,’ Or How to Provoke a Crisis of Hegemony, Hazards and Strategies.” #Envisioning Black Digital Spaces, Dickinson College

  • “‘How does it feel to be a problem?’ Reading Race through Affect,” London Conference in Critical Thought.
    University College London

  • “The Crisis of Whiteness: Hegemony and Intelligibility,”
    Paris Program in Critical Theory Dissertation Colloquium.
    École Normale Supérieure, Paris

  • “The Question of Race and Affect in the Work of W.E.B. Du Bois,” Trilateral Dissertation Conference in Critical Theory, l’École Normale Supérieure, Frankfurt-University, and Northwestern University. École Normale Supérieure, Paris

  • Panel Moderator, “A Symposium on the Work of Richard Iton: Feeling the Black Fantastic.” Black Popular Culture Panelists: Fred Moten, Margo Crawford, Shana Redmond. Center for African American History, Northwestern University

  • “Viscera: Reintegrating the Body into Critiques of Race through Affect,” Black Graduate Student Association Annual Research Conference, “Reimagining the Black Fantastic.”
    Northwestern University

  • “Dialect Drama: Resistance, Representation, and the One-Act Plays of Harlem Renaissance Women Playwrights,”
    Department of African American Studies Graduate Colloquium. Northwestern University

June 2016

 

April 2016

 

 

April 2016

 

 

June 2015

 

 

May 2015

 

 

September 2014

 

 

May 2014

 

 

 

May 2014

 

 

 

June 2012

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistantships:

  • Diversity and Inequality at Northwestern University

  • Unsettling Whiteness

  • Introduction to African American History

  • Controversial Blackness

  • Cracking the Color Line: Black/Asian Relations in the US

  • Introduction to African American Literature

  • African American Culture Survey: Poetics of Hip Hop

Spring 2014

Spring 2013

Winter 2013

Fall 2012

Spring 2012

Winter 2012

Fall 2011

Professional Development
  • Graduate Teaching Certificate Program
    Searle Center for Teaching Excellence
    Northwestern University​

Coursework
  • Black Historiography

  • Critical Performance Ethnography Studies

  • Problems in Research, Performance

  • Race, Politics, Society, Culture

  • W.E.B. Du Bois

  • Language Ideologies, Anthropology

  • Black Feminist/Black Queer Theories

  • Expressive Arts and Cultures

  • Critical Performance Ethnography: Practicum

  • Conceptual Methodologies

  • Language and Media

  • Diasporic Theory and Diaspora Tropes

  • Language and Power

  • Memory Studies

  • Gender and Sexuality in the African Diaspora

  • Post-Structuralism and Black Political Thought

  • Genealogy of Racism as a Concept (audit)