Edwin Hill is an Associate Professor at the University of Southern California with appointments in the Department of French & Italian and the Department of American Studies & Ethnicity. His research lies at the intersections of music and literature, with a focus on histories of race and modernity, theories of sound, post/colonialism and black women writers and musicians, black Atlantic and Mediterranean noir fiction, and popular musical forms and cultural practices. He published his book Black Soundscapes White Stages: The Meaning of Francophone Sound in the Black Atlantic at Johns Hopkins University Press (African diaspora series, 2013). Articles appear in Ethnomusicology Forum, the Journal of Popular Music Studies, and Negritud: Journal of Afro-Latin American Studies. His book-in-progress deals with black rage and sound cultures in France and the US.
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