Medium shot of Dr. Sami Schalk. She is a light-skinned black woman with short curly hair and brown glasses. She is smiling to the camera in front of an off-white painted brick wall. She is wearing a black jacket over a purple dress, red lipstick and silver hoop earrings.
Dr. Sami Schalk. Photo by Smoketree Photography of Madison, WI.

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6 days ago

Sami Schalk, PhD

Today I am basking in the joy of having my book in the world. A few days ago a black feminist scholar I deeply admire wrote me saying Bodyminds Reimagined is the best book in black feminist theory she’s read in years. Today another person shared a picture of their copy of the book on Instagram. Here’s a collage of some of my favorite shots folks have shared with me of their copy of Bodyminds Reimagined out in the world. Keep ‘em coming, I love each and every one. ... See MoreSee Less

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