FORA.tv Speaker - Kamari Maxine Clarke

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Biography

Kamari Maxine Clarke, Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz, 1997, M.A. Yale Law 2002, is an Associate Professor of Anthropology and a Research Associate at the Yale Law School, with a courtesy appointment in African American Studies. She is also the Chair of the Council on African Studies at the MacMillan Center.

Her areas of research explore issues related to rethinking African and African diasporic formations by examining questions of religious nationalism, legal institutions, international law, the interface between culture and power and its relationship to the modernity of race. Recent articles and books have focused on the relationship between knowledge and power, including Mapping Yoruba Networks: Power and Agency in the Making of Transnational Communities (Duke Press, 2004), Globalization and Race: Transformations in the Cultural Production of Blackness, co-edited with Deborah Thomas (Duke Press, 2006), Fictions of Justice: The International Criminal Court and the Challenge of Legal Pluralism in Sub-Saharan Africa (Cambridge Press, 2009) as well as Mirrors of Justice: Law and Power in the Post-Cold War Era, co-edited with Mark Goodale (Cambridge Press, 2009).

1 Program

Annual Ben Ferencz Panel: Africa and the ICC

03.30.12 | 01:08:59 min | 0 comments