Mendi Obadike

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Associate Professor Humanities & Media Studies mobadike@pratt.edu 718.636.3790 p Brooklyn Campus, DeKalb Hall 3

Current Course Listing (6)

Media Studies Encounters 1
22/FA-HMS-549A-02
Monday 3:30PM–6:20PM / Manhattan Campus / Manhattan, Room 408

Media Studies Final Project/Thesis
22/FA-HMS-659A-01
Tuesday 2:00PM–3:50PM / Brooklyn Campus / North Hall, Room 116

Media Studies Internship Workshop
22/FA-HMS-9601-01
/ Brooklyn Campus / Online Distance Learning, ONLINE

Media Studies Internship Workshop
22/FA-HMS-9602-01
/ Brooklyn Campus / Online Distance Learning, ONLINE

Media Studies Internship Workshop
22/FA-HMS-9603-01
/ Brooklyn Campus / Online Distance Learning, ONLINE

Mentored Studies III
22/FA-WR-600C-05
/ Brooklyn Campus / By Appointment, Room APPT

Education

B.A., Spelman College (1995); Ph.D., Duke University (2005).

Biography

Interdisciplinary artist; recent installations and performances include: lull, a sleep temple (2020), Anyanwu (2019), Book of Light (2019), Triad (2019) 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.