Amy Ongiri

Amy Abugo Ongiri is Associate Professor and the Jill Beck Director of Film Studies at Lawrence University. Her book Spectacular Blackness: The Cultural Politics of the Black Power Movement and the Search for a Black Aesthetic, explores the cultural politics of the Black Power movement, particularly the Black Arts movement search to define a “Black Aesthetic.” Her work has appeared in College LiteratureJournal of African American HistoryCamera ObscuraPostmodern Culture, Black Filmmaker and Nka: The Journal of Contemporary African Art.