Mendi Obadike


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

Current Course Listing (4)

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

20/SP-WR-600B-03 Mentored Studies II

20/SP-WR-601-03 The Writing Studio

20/SP-WR-601-04 The Writing Studio


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.