Black Holes: Afro-Pessimism,
blackness and the discourses of Modernity

Editor, Dalton Anthony Jones
Assistant Editors, M. Shadee Malaklou and Sara-Maria Sorentino


Introduction

» Statement of the Editor


Résumés: Notes on the Cul-de-Sac of Blackness

» Northern Hieroglyphics: Nomadic Blackness and Spatial Literacy
Dalton Anthony Jones

» Afropessimism: The Unclear Word
Jared Sexton

» (A Reading That Is Too Black) Judging Fanon
David Marriott

» The Sociogeny of Social Death: Blackness, Modernity, and its Metaphors in Orlando Patterson
Sara-Maria Sorentino


In the Midst of Terror: the Creation and Performativity of Blackness

» "We're Going To See Blood On Them Next": Beverly Buchanan's Georgia Ruins and Black Negativity
Andy Campbell

» CONVERSATION: What Exceeds the Hold?: An Interview with Christina Sharpe
Selamawit Terrefe with Christina Sharpe

» CONVERSATION: Staging Within Violence
Jaye Austin Williams with Frank Wilderson III

» Namesake (2013)
Qiana Mestrich


The Purchase, The Exchange: Towards an Anti-Capital Blackness

» Black Friday
Amber West

» The Creation of Non-Being
Daniel Colucciello Barber

» Inequality or (Social) Death
Sabine Broeck


Within You and Without You: Embodying Blackness

» The F-Word: For Fred and Fannie Lou
Alexis Pauline Gumbs

» Living in the Absence of a Body: The (Sus)Stain of Black Female (W)holeness
Rizvana Bradley

» On the Chronopolitics of Skin-ego: Antiblackness, Desire and Identification in Bravo TV's Shahs of Sunset
M. Shadee Malaklou

» Beyond Thinking: Black Flesh as Meat Patties and The End of Eating Everything
Theodora Danylevich

» Blackness and the Metaethics of the Object
Parisa Vaziri


Notes

» Contributors