Jehan L. Roberson

Jehan L. Roberson is a writer, educator, and artist using text as the basis of her interdisciplinary practice. She is a PhD student at Cornell University in English literature, where she explores transnational Black literary production. She holds an MA from New York University in humanities and social thought and has worked previously as the collections specialist for the Hemispheric Institute Digital Video Library, a video archive of performance practices in the Americas. Her work appears in Apogee, Public Books, Women & Performance, VICE, and Autostraddle, among others.

  • A photograph of a stained glass window from inside a darkened room with the color and light through the window projecting on to the floor
    August 26, 2020 | Jehan L. Roberson
    Photo by Daniel McCullough / Unsplash Series editor’s note: What happens in the aftermath of a long, ravaging war? What happens to folks whose country is always at war with them? Thes...

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