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Fahima Ife

Assistant Professor

Address:
236-C Allen Hall

Email Address:
ife@lsu.edu

Office Phone:
225-578-3047

College:
Humanities & Social Sciences

Department:
English

AREAS OF INTEREST

        Black Feminism

        Queer Theory

        Africana/Black Studies

        Women’s & Gender Studies

      Existentialism

        Pleasure Pedagogies

      Qualitative Research Methodologies

·         Metaphysics

 

BIOGRAPHY

Fahima Indigo Ife is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English and affiliated faculty in African and African American Studies (AAAS) and Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS) at Louisiana State University. She earned her Ph.D. in Languages, Literacies, and Cultures from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She researches and teaches at the intersections of race and gender, sexuality, class, spirituality, and eroticism. She is working on a manuscript about 20th and 21st century Queer Black femme and non-binary media formations and everyday archive creations via singing and songwriting, storytelling, dancing, filmmaking, space making, protesting, conjuring, ignoring, healing, and remembering

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 Publications

Ife, F.I. (2012). Powerful writing: Promoting a political writing community of students. English       Journal, 101(4), 64-69.

Ife, F.I. (2017, forthcoming). Perhaps a Black girl rolls her eyes: Because it’s one way she   attempts to shift calcified pain throughout her body? Bank Street Occasional Paper Series.

Ife, F.I. (2017, under review). Love notes: A Black feminist incantation on queerotic literacies. In M.             Haddix, D. Price-Dennis, & G.E. Muhammad (Eds.), Black Girls’ Literacies.

Ife, F.I. (in preparation). Memory: Becoming queer Black femme/non-binary (everyday)      archivists.

Ife, F.I. (book in preparation). Biomythographies: Queer becoming in Black Femme/non-binary erotic            formations.