JASMINE WALLACE

Jasmine Wallace is a PhD candidate in the Philosophy Department at the University of Memphis. Her areas of research include 20th- and 21st-century social and political philosophy with special emphasis in issues of race, gender, and sexuality. Her current project, Fugitive Gestures: An Account of Anti-Black Racist Violence in Proximal Encounters, draws upon performance studies and phenomenologies of embodiment to analyze how and why the gestures of Black subjects are surveilled by white supremacist systems of power in the US.