Mendi Obadike


Associate Professor Humanities & Media Studies (718) 636-3790 p Brooklyn Campus, DeKalb Hall 3

Current Course Listing (12)

19/SP-HMS-390A-01 Poetry Across Media

19/SP-HMS-549B-01 Media Studies Encounters 2

19/SP-HMS-590S-01 SPT: Music & Sound Studies

18/FA-HMS-650A-01 Mediologes I

18/FA-HMS-659A-01 Media Studies Final Project/Thesis

19/SP-HMS-659B-01 Media Studies Thesis in Progress

18/FA-HMS-9601-01 Media Studies Internship Workshop

19/SP-HMS-9601-01 Media Studies Internship Workshop

19/SP-HMS-9602-01 Media Studies Internship Workshop

19/SP-HMS-9603-01 Media Studies Internship Workshop

18/FA-WR-600A-07 Mentored Studies I

19/SP-WR-600B-07 Mentored Studies II


B.A., Spelman College; Ph.D., Duke University.


Interdisciplinary artist and scholar; publications include: Armor and Flesh (2004), Phonotype (2012), Four Electric Ghosts (2014), and Big House / Disclosure (2014); albums include: The Sour Thunder: An Internet Opera (2004), Crosstalk: American Speech Music (2008), and Big House / Disclosure (2014); artworks have been exhibited at The Studio Museum in Harlem, The Whitney Museum, Yale University, Electronic Arts Intermix, and the New York African Film Festival, among other institutions; awards include a Rockefeller Media Arts Fellowship, a postdoctoral fellowship in Race and Ethnicity at Princeton University, and a residency at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center.