Areas of Interest: Black Feminist theory, Intersectionality, 20th Century African-American Literature, and Media Studie
B.A., English, University of Southern Mississippi
Chamara Moore is a Ph.D. student in the Department of English, and is also completing graduate minors in Gender Studies and Screen cultures. Her primary interests are oriented towards Black Feminist theory, Intersectionality, 20th Century African-American Literature, and Media Studies—particularly the misogynoir present in films, tv, and comics. Her research examines black female empowerment through iconography in popular culture ranging from comic depictions of the American superhero, to politically conscious music videos from artists such as Janelle Monáe and Beyoncé.
Recent Scholarly Activity
“A Queen’s Reputation: A Feminist Analysis of Cultural Appropriations of Cleopatra.” University of Notre Dame’s English Graduate Research Symposium, March 2016