Open Mike

by Michael Dyson

Open Mike Synopsis

Here, collected for the first time, are interviews and essays representing Michael Eric Dyson's most important thinking on race and identity. Exploring such topics as whiteness as seen through a black man's eye, modernism and postmodernism in black culture, and the emancipating role of black music from the plantation to the ghetto, Open Mike is a perfect introduction to Dyson's work and a must-have for students and scholars in African American Studies and Cultural Studies.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780465017652
Publication date: 24th December 2002
Author: Michael Dyson
Publisher: Basic Civitas Books an imprint of INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 448 pages
Categories: Physical anthropology,

About Michael Dyson

Michael Eric Dyson, named by Ebony as one of the hundred most influential black Americans, is the author of sixteen books, including Holler if You Hear Me, Is Bill Cosby Right? and I May Not Get There With You: The True Martin Luther King Jr. He is currently University Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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