Marzia Milazzo

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Marzia Milazzo is an Assistant Professor of English and faculty affiliate in the African American and Diaspora Studies Program, Latino and Latina Studies Program, and Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University. She received her PhD in Comparative Literature, with a Doctoral Emphasis in Global & International Studies, in Spring 2013. Her research is broadly concerned with the relation between the poetics and the politics of both racist and antiracist discourses. She is currently completing a book titled Colorblind Tools: Narrating Racial Power in the Americas and South Africa, which examines the rhetorical contours of colorblindness discourse and its implications for decolonial imaginaries, antiracist politics, and the production of knowledge in a transnational context.

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