Jasmine Nichole Cobb

Bacca Foundation Associate Professor


  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania 2009

  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania 2007

  • M.A., University of Pittsburgh 2004


Black Visual Culture, Black Film, African American Women

Cobb, JN, Jackson, and, JL. "They Hate Me: Spike Lee, Documentary Filmmaking, and Hollywood’s ‘Savage Slot.’." Fight the Power! The Spike Lee Reader. Peter Lang, 2009. (Chapter)

Cobb, JN. "Enduring Truths: Sojourner's Shadows and Substance." ART BULLETIN 98.4 (December 2016): 528-530. Full Text

Cobb, JN. "A More Perfect Union: Black Freedoms, White Houses." Public Culture 28.1 78 (January 2016): 63-87. Full Text Open Access Copy

Cobb, JN. "“Forget Me Not”: Free Black Women and Sentimentality: Color Plate 3." MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States 40.3 (September 2015): 28-46. Full Text

Cobb, JN. "Directed by Himself: Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave." American Literary History 26.2 (April 1, 2014): 339-346. Full Text

Cobb, JN. "No We Can't!: Postracialism and the Popular Appearance of a Rhetorical Fiction." Communication Studies 62.4 (September 2011): 406-421. Full Text

Fall 2016

Black Camera (ARTHIST 650S.01)
East Duke 109, W 01:25 PM-03:55 PM
Black Camera (VMS 650S.01)
East Duke 109, W 01:25 PM-03:55 PM

Spring 2016

Black Women, Black Freedom (ARTHIST 643S.01)
Friedl Bdg 240, W 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
VMS Capstone (VMS 499S.01)
Friedl Bdg 118, M 12:00 PM-02:30 PM