↑ Image caption: Exhibition design developed for 55th Anniversary of "Fill Up the Jails", Virtual MLK Project. See "Re-creating ‘A Creative Protest’."
Keon Pettiway, M.F.A., Ph.D. focuses his research, teaching, and engagement on intersections between rhetorics of race, postcolonial identity, law, and visual culture in the U.S. and Africa. His work centers on four sites of social change: (1) Civil Rights and African independence/liberation movements; (2) racial performance in popular culture; (3) health and environmental communication campaigns; (3) critical pedagogy; (4) digital literacies/activism/advocacy.
Ph.D., Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media, North Carolina State University (2016)
Certificate Program, Documentary Arts, Duke University (Expected: June 2017)
M.F.A., Graphic Design, East Carolina University (2012)
B.A., Multidisciplinary Studies - Africana Studies concentration, North Carolina State University (2005)
Reid, G., Snead, R. L, Pettiway, K., & Simoneaux, B. (2016). Multimodal Communication in the University: Surveying Faculty Across Disciplines. Across the Disciplines.
Pettiway, K. (2015). Hip Hop Communitas: Transcendence through the Beat of the Cypher. In R. W. Davis & A. Patterson-Masuka (Eds.), Communication and Global Engagement Across Cultural Boundaries (Chapter 4). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt.
Pettiway, K. (2015). Routes for Transformation: the Repertoires of Black Popular Culture. In R. W. Davis & A. Patterson-Masuka (Eds.), Communication and Global Engagement Across Cultural Boundaries (Chapter 5). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt.