Fabricating Origins - Russell T. McCutcheon

Fabricating Origins - Russell T. McCutcheon

10. We Are What Archive

Fabricating Origins - Russell T. McCutcheon

Elonda Clay [+-]
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Elonda's research interests include bioscience, myth, and entertainment media; media portrayals of genetic ancestry and the genomic imaginary; Media, Religion, and Culture, Critical Approaches to Hip Hop and Religion, Africana religions and ecology, and U.S. African American religious thought. Clay holds graduate degrees from the University of Missouri-Columbia (M.A., Library and Information Science), the Interdenominational Theological Center (M.Div.) and LSTC (M.Th.). She received her undergraduate degree from Kansas State University (B.S., Physical Science) and is the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships, including the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Award, the Fund for Theological Education Doctoral Fellowship, the Woman of Color Scholarship (UMC), and the Summer Leadership Institute at Harvard University.


What ends up getting commemorated and what ends up fading from memory depends not on the key moments in an institution’s racial integration timeline, but rather on who is telling the story of how legal racial segregation ended and thus how they choose to reassemble the story’s details, where they filled in the gaps and with what.

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Clay, Elonda. 10. We Are What Archive. Fabricating Origins. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 38-41 May 2015. ISBN 9781781791752. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=24332. Date accessed: 16 Feb 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.24332. May 2015

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