Rich Blint

Rich Blint


Rich Blint is a scholar, writer and curator. He is currently Assistant Professor of Literature in the Department of Literary Studies, and Director of the Undergraduate Concentration in Race and Ethnicity at the Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, The New School. He is co-editor (with Douglas Field) of a special issue of African American Review on James Baldwin (2014), and upcoming books include A Radical Interiority: James Baldwin and the Personified Self in Modern American Culture, and A Queer Spirit: Incidents in the Life of the Americas. He is also co-editor (with Courtney Thorsson) of the forthcoming Cambridge African American Literature in Transition, 1980-1990. His writing has appeared in Anthropology NowAfrican American ReviewThe James Baldwin ReviewThe Brooklyn Rail and sx visualities. Curatorial projects include Renee Cox: Revisiting The Queen Nanny of the Maroons Series at Columbia (2016), The Devil Finds Work: James Baldwin on Film at The Film Society of Lincoln Center (2015), and The First Sweet Music at Hanes Art Center (2014). He has received fellowships from the Andrew W. Mellon and Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship foundations.

Events with Rich Blint

The Laws of Desire

06 May 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Great Hall
The Cooper Union
7 E 7th Street
New York, NY 10003

Revolutionary Art, Love, and Family

12 May 2019
3:00 pm
509 Atlantic Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217