Keisha Bruce

About Me

keisha is an anti-disciplinary researcher completing her PhD in Black Studies at the University of Nottingham. She is funded by a Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (AHRC) until 2021. Her research project is titled "Black Women and the Curation of Digital Diasporic Intimacy" and within it she analyses intersections of visuality, race, and gender, as it relates to identity formation and diasporic community building on social media.

keisha has worked on projects that relate to race and gender inequality, sovereignty and justice, archival histories, and representation in screen media. She is a co-founder of Anticipating Black Futures, a learning initiative and network for emerging Black Studies researchers in Britain. She is available for talks, workshops, and collaborations that are around her areas of interests.

Research Interests

Black Girlhood & Womanhood

Popular Culture

Black Diaspora 

Digital Media


Black Feminist theory

Visual Culture