Kara Keeling
Cinema and Media Studies

Kara Keeling works in the areas of Film and Media Studies, Black Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Critical Theory, and Cultural Studies, and specializes in film and media theory. She is author of The Witch's Flight: The Cinematic, the Black Femme, and the Image of Common Sense, coeditor with Josh Kun of Sound Clash: Listening to American Studies, and coeditor with Colin MacCabe and Cornel West of a selection of writings by the late James A. Snead titled European Pedigrees/ African Contagions: Racist Traces and Other Writing. Her most recent book manuscript, Queer Times, Black Futures, is forthcoming in spring 2019. Keeling is an Associate Professor in the Department of Cinema and Media Studies.