Jasmine Wade

Jasmine Wade

Jasmine Wade

Position Title
Graduated 2022


Research Interests: Contemporary and historical social movements, Critical race theory, Speculative fiction, Indigenous activism and epistemologies, Queer theory, Feminist theory and pedagogy, African-American history and culture, Afrofuturism, Indigenous futurisms

Fellowships, Grants, and Awards:

  • HATCH Travel Grant (2019)
  • Graduate Student Association Travel Grant (2019)
  • Mellon Public Scholar Fellowship (2019)
  • Feminist Research Institute Collaborative Fellowship (2019)
  • Pushcart Prize nomination, 2018
  • Feminist Research Institute Working Group Grant (2018-2019)
  • Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Grant (2018-2019)
  • UC Davis Provost's Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (2017-2018)


  • UC Berkeley Extension, Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (2017)
  • Mills College, MFA in English and Creative Writing (2015)
  • Princeton University, BA in Sociology with a minor in African-American Studies (2011)


  • "All of Us are She," Short story in Trouble the Waters: Stories from the Deep Blue, Forthcoming
  • "Tried As By Fire: The California State Association of Colored Women’s Clubs and Black Subjectivity," article in Black Sisterhoods Black Womyn's Representations of Sisterhood Across the Diaspora, Forthcoming
  • “Considerations for the Wizards Behind the Screens” Article in Northern California Writing Center Association Newsletter, Fall 2016
  • “Shadow of Death” Short story in Drunken Boat, Fall 2016
  • “If You Get There” Short story in TAYO Literary Magazine , Spring 2016
  • “Native Youth and Social Action” Article in Teaching Tolerance, Summer 2014


  • "Because the Negroes were Coming Down the Street: Protest in Neoliberal California,"
  • "Anti-Racist, Feminist, Queer Pedagogy Workshop," Invited Presenter, American River College, August 2019
  • "Gap-Year before Graduate School," Invited Presenter, Diversity Forum, April 2019
  • "Seen and Unseen: the Role of the Venus in N.K. Jemison’s The Fifth Season," National Women's Studies Association Conference, November 2018
  • "Activist Afrofuturism: Mining the Counter-Archive," Speculative Futures Conference, October 2018
  • "The Black Women's Club Movement," Invited Presenter, American River College, October 2018
  • “Linking Across Time and Space: Hashtag Ethnography for Contemporary Social Movements," Association for the Study of African American Life and History Conference, October 2018
  • "Queer, Feminist, and Anti-racist Pedagogy in Practice,” Invited Presenter, Mills College, May 2017
  • “Building Reflective and Embodied Pedagogy in Social Justice-Minded Writing Centers,” Conference Presentation, Crossings Conference, April 2017
  • “Bringing Together the Mainstream and the Marginalized in FYC,” Invited Presenter, Mills College, May 2016
  • “Considerations for the Wizards Behind the Screens,” Conference Presentation, Northern California Writing Center Conference, April 2016
  • “Explorations of Failure: Writing, Community, Social Change,” Panel Appearance, AWP Off-Site Event, April 2016
  • “Afrosurrealism, Comic Books, and Social Justice,” Panel Appearance, Afrosurrealism Conference, March 2016
Membership and Service
  • CST Executive Committee