Amherst featured Dr. Jones and her recent campus appearance on their website. See the highlights here. You can also view her video interview with Amherst professor Nicola Courtright reflecting on her time as a student and her career as a curator and art historian below.
Rand Richards Cooper of Amherst Magazine spent an afternoon with Dr. Jones taking in the art at The Studio Museum in Harlem followed by a late lunch at the renowned Red Rooster. Read more about their afternoon in New York here.
Dr. Jones sits down with Stephania Davis of The Crisis Magazine to talk about her journey in the art world and what it was like receiving the call from the MacArthur Foundation. Click here to see what she has to say.
"The Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas" showcases and brings together the path-breaking approaches to the study of the multifaceted and multilocated arts and architecture produced by peoples of African descent worldwide. Featuring original research, new methods, and the latest developments in these areas of inquiry, this series seeks to foster new conversations that include scholars, curators, and artists. To this end, it invites projects that expand our knowledge of the arts of peoples of African descent in a larger global context and broader artistic worlds, it welcomes work that brings to the fore areas that have been previously overlooked, and it encourages pursuits that rethink the visual arts of these transnational worlds, the contexts in which they exist, and the institutions that attend to them.
We welcome your projects. Information on how to submit materials to Duke University Press can be found here: https://www.dukeupress.edu/Authors/manuscript.php
Dr. Kellie Jones is featured in "16 Bars," a recurring column at MusiQology highlighting diverse voices across social media and aggregating them in a kind of thematic digital verse. Click here to read more.
Dr. Jones sits down with Jessica Gelt of the Los Angeles Times to discuss her work as an art historian and what she plans to purchase with her recently announced MacArthur Grant. See what she has to say here.