Department of Gender Studies

Department of Gender Studies
Department of Gender Studies

Katherine McKittrick

Katherine McKittrick with sky in background
Tel (613)533-6000 ext. 78813
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Twitter: @demonicground


Professor in Gender Studies and the Graduate Program in Cultural Studies

(Black Studies, Cultural Geographies, The Arts (music, fiction, poetry, visual art), Theories of Race, Interdiscplinarity)

Brief Biography

Katherine McKittrick researches in the areas of black studies, anti-colonial studies, cultural geographies and gender studies. Her research is interdisciplinary and attends to the links between epistemological narrative, liberation, and creative text. Katherine also researches the writings of Sylvia Wynter. Katherine is also editor at Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography.

Research and supervision areas: diasporic and colonial histories; cultural geographies; black studies; theories of race; the arts.


GNDS 312: Black Feminisms (Winter 2016)

GNDS 810: Black/Geographies/Liberation (Winter 2016)

Selected Publications