Herman Gray

Television is a Cultural Arena in Which Social and Political Values Vie for Position
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Title Professor, 
Department Chair
Division Social Sciences Division
Department Sociology Department
Affiliations American Studies Department, 
Humanities Division, 
Feminist Studies Department
Phone 831-459-3715 (office), 
831-459-3516 (message)
Email herman@ucsc.edu
Office 327 College Eight
Office Hours Wednesday 11:00-12:30, Thursday 12:00-1:00, and by appointment
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1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA
95064

 

Research Interests

Black Visual Cultures and the Production of Subjects
Jazz Archives, Knowledge and Expertise
Sonic Identities: The Role of Music in the Production of Cultural Identity
Media Representation and Cultural Politics

Biography, Education and Training

PHD, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1983
MA Washington State University, 1975
BA Florida A & M University, 1972

Selected Publications

TOWARDS A SOCIOLOGY OF THE TRACE co edited with Macarena Gomez Barris (Minnesota Press) 2010

"John Coltrane and the Practice of Freedom" in L. Brown (Ed) John Coltrane & Black America's Quest for Freedom: Spirtuality and The Music (Oxford) 2010

CULTURAL MOVES (California) 2005

WATCHING RACE: TELEVISION AND THE SIGN OF BLACKNESS. 2nd Edition (Minnesota) 2004

"The New Conditions of Black Cultural Production, Or Prefiguring of a Black Cultural Formation." In L.C. Bower, D. T. Goldberg, and M.Musheno , eds. Between Law and Culture: Relocating Legal Studies. (Minnesota), pp. 224-271. 2004

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