My interpretation of John Cage’s “How to Get Started.” The John Cage Foundation and the Slought Foundation, in collaboration with the University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities. October 28, 2016.


“Belle-Mere Means Mother-in-Law: Managing Loss and Love Across a Jagged Color Line.” Medium. May 2017.

“The Color of History.” in Marianetta Porter, Color Code: The Exhibition Catalog (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, 2016.)

“Who Here is a Negro?” Michigan Quarterly Review. 53, no. 1 (Winter 2014): 23-28.


Stumbling Blocks (2017)

The Arabella Chapman Project (2015)

Proclaiming Emancipation (2013)

Reframing the Color Line: Race and the Visual Culture of the Atlantic World (2009)