Kenneth Norwood is an American Film research student at the University of Southampton. He hales from Houston, Texas but received his undergraduate degree in Mass Communications from Xavier University of New Orleans in 2013. In that same year, after receiving his B.A., he relocated to Brooklyn, New York to pursue his M.A. in Media Studies at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus–which he received in 2017. His primary academic concern is the role that Black Queer Art and its disruption of historical narratives through film. In the past, he has written extensive work in the area of the African Queer Diaspora and the works of both the late Marlon Riggs and Isaac Julien.
July 29, 2018