Professor Rose is primarily interested African-American culture and the social and political significance of its creation, dissemination and evaluation. She is also interested in gender issues and the complex ways that sexuality and gender shape and reflect both the concerns of African-Americans and the circumstances they face in modern American life.

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Tricia Rose specializes in 20th century African-American culture and politics, social thought, popular culture and gender issues. She is the author of Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America (1994) and Longing to Tell: Black Women Talk About Sexuality and Intimacy (2003). Black Noise won several awards including an American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation. She has been awarded such prestigious fellowships ad the Princeton University's Afro-American Rockefeller Postdoctoral Fellowship and the American Association of University Women Fellowship.

TRICIA ROSE, Ph.D. American Civilization, Brown University
Professor of Africana Studies
Africana Studies
Phone: +1 401 863 3137

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