Jasmine Syedullah

Jasmine Syedullah is a University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Riverside. Her current book project, No Selves to Defend: Fugitive Justice and Black Feminist Loopholes of Abolition, is a political theory of abolition rooted in the antislavery writings of Harriet Jacobs, the anti-prison testimonies of political prisoners Angela Davis and Assata Shakur, and narratives from the 1971 uprising at Alderson Federal Reformatory for Women. In collaboration with two Black queer teachers hailing from two different Buddhist traditions, she has also co-authored a book published by North Atlantic Books, Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation, scheduled for release Juneteenth 2016.

December 10, 2017