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John L. Jackson, Jr., Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology  

Office Location: 114B Soc Sci Bldg
Office Phone: +1 919 668 5252
Email Address: jackson5@duke.edu
Web Page: http://www.pubpol.duke.edu/~jackson5

Areas of Expertise

    Doctor of Philosophy (with distinction), Columbia University, 2000
    M.A., Columbia University, 1994
    B.A. (summa cum laude), Howard University, 1993

    Research Description: John L. Jackson, Jr., received his Ph.D. in Anthropology from Columbia University in 2000. His first book, Harlemworld: Doing Race and Class in Contemporary Black America (University of Chicago Press 2001), examines vernacular theories of race, class and their "performative" intersections. He is currently finishing his second book, Real Black: Adventures Racial Sincerity (University of Chicago Press, forthcoming 2005). As a film producer, he has also produced a nationally-distributed documentary, several internationally-screened film-shorts, and an award-winning 16mm feature film.

    Recent Publications   (More Publications)

    1. J.L. Jackson, Jr.. "Pass*ed Lives." Women and Performance 29 (December, 2005): 1-7. (I co-edited the special issue of this journal.)
    2. J.L. Jackson, Jr., ed.. "Racial Americana (Special Issue of SAQ)." South Atlantic Quarterly 104.3 Duke University Press. (Summer, 2005): 1-10. I wrote the introduction, collected the pieces, an edited the volume.
    3. J.L. Jackson. Real Black: Adventures in Racial Sincerity. University of Chicago Press, 2005. [ctl]
    4. J.L. Jackson, author and special issue editor. "A Little Black Magic." The South Atlantic Quarterly 104.3 (2005).
    5. John L. Jackson, Jr.. "An Ethnographic FilmFlam: Giving gifts, Doing Rsearch, and Videotaping the Native Subject/Object." American Anthropologist 106.1 (March, 2004): 32-42.  [abs]

    Curriculum Vitae

    John L. Jackson, Jr.