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Professor Alicia Bonaparte Explores the Biopolitics of Black Female Reproduction at Conference in South Africa

Alicia BonaparteClaremont, Calif. (December 6, 2016)—Pitzer College Associate Professor of Sociology Alicia Bonaparte and artist Andrea Chung presented their interdisciplinary project “Push and Pull: The Biopolitics of Black Female Reproduction” at the BLACK PORTRAITURE[S] III: Reinventions: Strains of Histories and Cultures Conference held in Johannesburg, South Africa, on November 17-19. The conference was hosted by governmental, academic and [Read More...]
December 6, 2016
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Birthing Justice for Black Women

Birthing JusticeClaremont, Calif. (July 29, 2015)—Alicia D. Bonaparte, associate professor of sociology at Pitzer College, co-edited (with Julia Chinyere Oparah) Birthing Justice: Black Women, Pregnancy, and Childbirth, released this spring by Paradigm Publishers/Routledge. Birthing Justice addresses the global crisis in maternal health care for black women. In the US, black women are over three times more [Read More...]
July 30, 2015
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Pitzer College Sociology Professor Alicia Bonaparte Selected for Summer Residency in Jamaica

Alicia BonaparteClaremont, Calif. (January 27, 2014) — Pitzer College Assistant Professor of Sociology Alicia Bonaparte has been awarded a 2014 summer residency by NLS, a new contemporary visual art initiative in Kingston, Jamaica. During the eight-week residency, Bonaparte along with co-awardee and artist Andrea Chung will develop a collaborative art installation, Catchin’ Babies, Colonizing Black Bodies [Read More...]
January 27, 2014