Dr. Charisse Burden-Stelly is the 2021-2022 Visiting Scholar in the Race and Capitalism Project at the University of Chicago and an Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Political Science at Carleton College. A scholar of critical Black studies, political theory, political economy, and intellectual history, she is the co-author, with Gerald Horne, of W.E.B. Du Bois: A Life in American History. Burden-Stelly is finishing a book manuscript titled Black Scare/Red Scare to be published with University of Chicago Press. She is also the co-editor of the forthcoming volumes Organize, Fight, Win: Three Decades of Black Communist Women’s Political Writings with Jodi Dean and Reproducing Domination: On the Caribbean Postcolonial State with Aaron Kamugisha. Her published work appears in journals including Small Axe, Souls, Du Bois Review, Socialism & Democracy, International Journal of Africana Studies, Journal of Intersectionality, and the CLR James Journal. Her public scholarship can be found in venues including Monthly Review, Boston Review, Black Perspectives, and Black Agenda Report. Additionally, she is the co-host, with Dr. Layla Brown, of “The Last Dope Intellectual” podcast.
Her topic for her upcoming talk at St. Olaf College is Capitalist Racist Society, the Black Scare, and the Red Scare, 1917-1954.
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