Black Studies

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Black Studies


Brown, La Tasha A.

Ph.D. (2011), University of Warwick - Comparative Cultural Studies

Assistant Professor

Department: Black Studies
Office: FOB W7
Phone: (845) 257-2771

Office Hours

MR03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
T12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

and by appointment.

Research/Creative Activity

African American History and Culture
Black British Identity and Culture
Intersection of Class, Race, and Gender
Caribbean Black Diaspora Identity and Culture
Popular Culture
Cultural Studies


“Yaad Hip-Hop.” Encyclopedia of the African Diaspora. Ed. Carole Boyce Davies. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2008. History Reference Online. ABC-CLIO. 23 Sep. 2008, 995.

“The Universal Being the Local Without Walls: Yaad/Yard-Hip Hop Identity ~ Reggae and Hip-Hop Music in the African Diasporic.” Centre for Translation & Comparative Cultural Studies, University of Warwick, UK. Warwick Working Paper Series: Crossing the Disciplines: Explorations at the Interface. 2008.

Works in Progress:
Brown, La Tasha A., ed. MEMORY/POSTMEMORY, MUSIC & IDENTITY: The Construction of a Diasporic Black Caribbean Experience.

“Hyphenated Identities: The Construction of the Bi-Culturality of Children of Jamaican Parentage in Britain and the US, 1960s-1990s.”

“The Socio-Psychological Effects of Memory and Rememory: In the Construction of the Transnational Jamaican Black Identity.”