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Department of Pan African Studies

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Pan African Studies
221 Santa Susana Hall
CSU Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8315

Hours: M-F (8 a.m. to 5 p.m)
Phone: (818) 677-3311
Fax: (818) 677-3619

panafricanstudies@csun.edu

 

Aimee Glocke, Ph.D.

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Aimee Glocke

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Education

B.A. in English, Sociology, and Racial and Ethnic Studies from the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
M.A. in Afro-American Studies from UCLA
Ph.D. in African American Studies from Temple University

Courses Taught

PAS 113A: Approaches to University Writing
PAS 113B: Approaches to University Writing
PAS 114A: Approaches to University Writing
PAS 114B: Approaches to University Writing
PAS 204: Race and Critical Thinking

Selected Publications and Presentations

    “Preserving Katherine Dunham’s Legacy: A New Call for Action in The Journal of Pan African Studies (Volume 6, Number 4. September 2013)

    “Changing the State of Tomorrow Today: One Generation X’ers Journey to End Racism and White Supremacy in the Academy and Beyond” in the anthology entitled Overcoming Adversity in Academia: Stories from Generation X Faulty by Dr. Elwood Watson on University Press of America (2013)

    Wrote a review of David Hale Sylvester’s book entitled Traveling at the Speed of Life: Stories of 4 Bicycle Treks Across 3 Continents by 1 Smiling Big Man included in the first pages of the book (by Contribute2 publishing on June 22, 2012)

    Co-Edited a Special Edition of The Journal of Pan African Studies on African/Black Dance with Lawrence Jackson (Volume 4, Number 6, September 2011)

    “Dancin’ on the Shoulders of the Ancestors: An Introduction” to the Special Edition of The Journal of Pan African Studies on African/Black Dance, co-authored with Lawrence Jackson (Volume 4, Number 6, 2011)

    “When the Past Dances into the Future: An Interview with African-Centered Dance Scholar, Dr. Kariamu Welsh” in the Special Edition of The Journal of Pan African Studies on African/Black Dance (Volume 4, Number 6, September 2011)

    “The Path Towards Literary Liberation: The Role of the African Worldview in Conducting an African Centered Analysis of Jacob’s Ladder” in The Journal of Pan African Studies (Vol. 4, No. 5, September 2011)

    “Freedom Summer” and “40 Acres and a Mule” in The Encyclopedia of Black Studies edited byMolefi Kete Asante and Ama Mazama by Sage Publications (2005)

     

    Selected Conference Presentations

    “Continuing with the Vision of the Past: Teaching Black Studies in K-6th Grades” at the National Council for Black Studies (NCBS) Conference in Indianapolis, IN in March 2013.

    “Changing the State of Tomorrow Today: One Generation X’ers Journey to End Racism and White Supremacy in the Academy and Beyond” on the Generation X Roundtable at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) Conference in Washington, D.C. in March 2013.

    “Dancin’ on the Shoulders of our Ancestors: The Journal of Pan African Studies’ Special Edition on African/Black Dance” panel presentation with Lawrence Jackson and Doris Green at the National Council for Black Studies (NCBS) Conference¬† in Atlanta, GA in March 2012.

    “Dancin’ on the Shoulders of our Ancestors”: The Journal of Pan African Studies’ Special Edition on African/Black Dance” at the National Association of African American Studies (NAAAS) conference in Baton Rouge, LA in February 2012.

    “Dancing Across the Diaspora: Katherine Dunham’s Foundational Contributions to the Establishment of Black Studies in the Academy” at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference in Atlanta, GA in November 2011.

    “Reconceptualizing and Reinterpreting the Written Word: Using African/Black Psychological Theories to Analyze the African/Black Novel” at the National Council of Black Studies Conference in Cincinnati, OH in March 2011.

    “Travelling Down the Past Towards Literary Liberation: The Role of the African Worldview in Conducting an African Centered Analysis of Jacob’s Ladder” at The State of African American Studies: Methodology, Pedagogy, and Research Conference at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City in January 2011.

    “Is the Black Aesthetic Dead?: Positing the Black Aesthetic as the Foundation for the Black Novel” at the Art and Power in Movement: An International Conference Rethinking The Black Power and Black Arts Movement Conference at U-Mass, Amherst in November 2010.

    “’We Need to Stop Singing and Start Swinging’: The Present and Future State of the Discipline of African American Studies” at the National Council of Black Studies Conference in New Orleans, LA in March 2010.

    “’We Need to Stop Singing and Start Swinging’: The Present and Future State of the Discipline of African American Studies” at the National Association of African American Studies Conference in Baton Rouge, LA in February 2010.

    “The Triangle of Black Power: The Relationship between the Black Power Movement, the Black Arts Movement, and Black Studies” at the National Council of Black Studies Conference in Atlanta, GA in March 2009.

    “Dancing Across the Diaspora: Katherine Dunham’s Foundational Contributions to the Establishment of Black Studies in the Academy” at the Black Women in the Radical Tradition Conference at the City University of New York on March 28, 2009.

    “Neglected and Misunderstood: Richard Wright’s Contributions and Present Day Exclusion from the Discipline of Black Studies” at the International Richard Wright Centennial Conference in Paris, France in June 2008.

     

Research and Interests

African/Black Literature
African/Black History
African/Black Dance
African/Black Psychology