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Allyson NadiaField
2007–2008
Radcliffe Institute Graduate Student Fellow
Comparative Literature
Filming Back and Black: Strategies of African American Political Modernism

Allyson Nadia Field is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature at Harvard University, where she is also pursuing film and visual studies. At Radcliffe, Field will complete her dissertation, in which she reconsiders the history of “political modernism” by addressing the filmic strategies of African Americans engaged with formal experimentalism and political struggle. She received a BA in art history from Stanford University and a master’s in film and television studies from the Universiteit van Amsterdam. She is currently a fellow at the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University.

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