Sonya Donaldson on Ephemeral Archives: Curating Black Knowledges in the Digital Age
Sonya Donaldson is Associate Professor of English at New Jersey City University. She is currently developing her digital humanities project, Singing the Nation into Being: Anthems and the Politics of Black Performance. Donaldson is also completing a book manuscript, Irreconcilable Differences?: Memory, History, and the Echoes of Diaspora, which examines autobiographical narratives, music, and performances by Black writers and artists. She earned her Ph.D. in English Language and Literature from the University of Virginia, where her research focused on Afro-German autobiographical narratives. Her scholarly work has appeared in Callaloo, African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal, and Women, Gender, and Families of Color.