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Reiland Rabaka

Reiland Rabaka

Chair and Professor

University of Colorado Boulder
Department of Ethnic Studies, 339 UCB
Ketchum 257
Boulder, CO  80309-0339

303-492-6468
reiland.rabaka@colorado.edu

Curriculum vitae

 

Education

Ph.D., Temple University
M.A., Temple University
B.F.A., University of the Arts

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for African American Studies (CAAS), College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), University of Houston

Bio

Reiland Rabaka is Professor and Chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is the author of several books, including Against Epistemic Apartheid: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Disciplinary Decadence of Sociology; Forms of Fanonism: Frantz Fanon’s Critical Theory and the Dialectics of Decolonization; Concepts of Cabralism: Amilcar Cabral and Africana Critical Theory; and The Negritude Movement.

Selected Publications: Books

Rabaka, Reiland. (2015). The Negritude Movement: W.E.B. Du Bois, Leon Damas, Aime Cesaire, Leopold Senghor, Frantz Fanon, and the Evolution of an Insurgent Idea. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Rabaka, Reiland. (2014). Concepts of Cabralism: Amilcar Cabral and Africana Critical Theory. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Rabaka, Reiland. (2013). The Hip Hop Movement: From R&B and the Civil Rights Movement to Rap and the Hip Hop Generation. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Rabaka, Reiland. (2012). Hip Hop’s Amnesia: From Blues and the Black Women’s Club Movement to Rap and the Hip Hop Movement. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Rabaka, Reiland. (2011). Hip Hop’s Inheritance: From the Harlem Renaissance to the Hip Hop Feminist Movement. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Aldama, Arturo, Facio, Elisa, Maeda, Daryl, and Rabaka, Reiland. (Eds.). (2011). Enduring Legacies: Ethnic Histories and Cultures of Colorado. Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado.

Rabaka, Reiland. (2010). Against Epistemic Apartheid: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Disciplinary Decadence of Sociology. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Rabaka, Reiland. (Ed.). (2010). W.E.B. Du Bois: A Critical Reader. London, UK: Ashgate Publishing.

Rabaka, Reiland. (2010). Forms of Fanonism: Frantz Fanon’s Critical Theory and the Dialectics of Decolonization. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Rabaka, Reiland. (2009). Africana Critical Theory: Reconstructing the Black Radical Tradition, from W.E.B. Du Bois and C.L.R. James to Frantz Fanon and Amilcar Cabral. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Rabaka, Reiland. (2008). Du Bois’s Dialectics: Black Radical Politics and the Reconstruction of Critical Social Theory. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield
Publishers.

Rabaka, Reiland. (2007). W.E.B. Du Bois and the Problems of the Twenty-First Century: An Essay on Africana Critical Theory. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.