School of Social and Political Science

Dr Yirmeyâhû Arturo Delano Beckles

Job Title

Teaching Fellow


Building (Address)

Chrystal Macmillan Building

Street (Address)

15a George Square

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Alumnus of the University of Edinburgh (Edin) in Scotland, United Kingdom | the American Film Institute (AFI) Conservatory in Los Angeles, California | the University of California (Cal) at Berkeley | Wagner College (WC) in New York City, New York

Research interests

Research interests

African/Africana philosophy, Visual Culture, Popular Culture, Forgiveness, Motherhood, Feminism, Philosophical Anthropology, Politics of Skin, Feminist Film Theory, Gendered Sexuality, Opera, Theatre Anthropology, Afro-pessimism, History of Film, Women in Film, Ciné-Ethnography, Black Jews, Deconstruction, Equine-assisted therapy, Subalternity, Black Masculinity, Haute Couture, Surrealism, Transatlantic Slavery, Modern Slavery, Primatology, Innovation, Journalism, Antiques, Poetics, Black Church, Queer Anthropology, Ballroom Culture, Gloria Anzaldúa, Mariama Bâ, Ousmane Sembène, Cheikh Anta Diop, St. Clair Drake, John Outterbridge, Marlon Riggs, Nelson Mandela, Myles Munroe, Elsa Schiaparelli, Naomi Campbell

If you are interested in being supervised by Yirmeyâhû Arturo Delano Beckles, please book an office hours appointment.

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Staff Hours and Guidance

Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. — Schedule online