Jacqueline Bobo


Office Location

4708 South Hall


Film/Television, Black Feminist Cultural Theory, Cultural Studies


1989 Ph.D. University of Oregon (Film and Television)
1980 M.A. San Francisco State University (Television)
1971 B.A. University of California, Los Angeles (English)


Areas of study:

  • Film/Television
  • Cultural Studies
  • Black feminist cultural theory

Recent Grants & Awards:

1999 University of California, Santa Barbara Regents’ Humanities Faculty Fellowship

1994 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Research Council Publication Grant


Bobo Book CoversBooks:

Centering Black Studies Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Edited by Jacqueline Bobo, Cynthia Hudley, Claudine Michel. Kendal/Hunt, 2001

Black Studies Current Issues, Enduring Questions. Edited by Claudine Michel and Jacqueline Bobo. Kendall/Hunt, 2001

Black Feminist Cultural Criticism: Classic Readings. Blackwell Publishers, 2000

Black Women as Cultural Readers. New York: Columbia University Press, 1995.

Editor: Black Women Film and Video Artists. New York: Routeledge, 1998.

Editor: Conference Proceedings: Available Visions: Improving distribution of African American Film and Video San Francisco: California Newsreel, 1993.

Recent Articles:

“Black Women’s Films.” Wide Angle 13:3&4 (July-October 1991): 72-81.

“’The Subject is Money’: Reconsidering the Black Film Audience as a Theoretical Paradigm.” Black American Literature Forum 25:2 (Summer 1991): 421-432.


Courses Taught:

  • FEMST 40
  • FESMT 142
  • FEMST 143
  • FEMST 144