African and African Disapora Studies Department
African and African Disapora Studies Department

La'Kayla Williams


M.A., Women’s and Gender Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, B.A, African and African Diaspora Studies, B.A. Radio-Television-Film, The University of Texas at Austin

Ph.D. Student
La'Kayla Williams

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Southern Black Women’s Performance in the Digital Sphere; Black Performance Theory; Black Art Theory; Black Music Theory; Black Cultural Studies; Southern Regionalism; Rural vs. Urban Southern spaces; The Great Migrations; Circum-Atlantic Memory and Modernity; Afro-Syncretic Cosmologies; Black Spirituality in the Deep South; the Mississippi Delta as the center of Anti-Black violence; rural Black women’s community organizing and activism.

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