In January 2016, I had the opportunity to dialogue over email with sound artists Mendi and Keith Obadike. We discussed their site-specific work, Blues Speaker [for James Baldwin](2015), jointly commissioned by the Harlem Stage and the Vera List Center for … Continue reading “On Blues Speaker [for James Baldwin]: A Conversation with Mendi and Keith Obadike”
Julie Beth Napolin is an assistant professor of digital humanities in the programs in literary studies and culture and media at Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts. In 2018-2019, she will be a Mellon postdoctoral fellow in the Price Lab for Digital Humanities at the University of Pennsylvania, where she is developing a project titled “The Sound of Yoknapatawpha: An Acoustic Ecology.” She is also a musician and radio producer. www.juliebethnapolin.com.