Elliot James

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • PhD: History, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.
  • BA: History, Carleton College, Northfield, MN.

Specialties

  • African History
  • Southern Africa
  • Race & Technology
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Public History
Courses Taught
  • Introduction to World History
  • Introduction to African History
  • History of South Africa
  • Gender & Sexuality in African History
  • Global Blackness (Freshman Seminar)
Research & Professional Activities

Outreach

  • Historian, Minnesota State Historic Preservation Review Board: 2018 - Present
  • Board of Directors, Preservation Alliance of Minnesota: 2015 - 2018
Publications
  • James, Elliot Landon. "Screwing the Assembly Line: Queerness, Art-Making, and Mandela's Mercedes-Benz." Kronos: Southern African Histories 42 (2016): 56-70. Link