SZA’s “SOS,” the title track and opening track for the album of the same name, begins with a call for help. After a morse code distress call beeps off, a group of women’s backup vocals harmonize to … [Read More...] about SZA, Warning Shots, and Answering Your Own SOS
I am ACLS Assistant Professor in African American Studies at California State University, Fullerton. I hold a Ph.D. in American Studies from University of Texas at Austin and a M.A. in Performance Studies from New York University. My research and teaching interests include queer and feminist theory, Black studies, sound studies, affect theory, and performance studies. I am also a published essayist and music writer.