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Walton Muyumba
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Attended Indiana University
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    Associate Professor, 2000 - present
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I'm a writer and a professor.  I've published a book of criticism, The Shadow and the Act: Black Intellectual Practice, Jazz Improvisation, and Philosophical Pragmatism (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2009), along with essays, articles, and arts criticism ( in various electronic and print journals, magazines, and newspapers).
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  • Indiana University
    1996 - 2001
  • University of Virginia
    1994 - 1996
  • Indiana University
    1990 - 1994
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Issuu
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Professors, We Need You!
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Academics are some of the smartest minds in the world. So why are they making themselves irrelevant?

Where’s The Rage?
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Kamila Shamsie and Pankaj Mishra discuss the absence of political anger in Western literature and why we shouldn’t be so quick to condemn wr

Seedorf Heads Straight Into the Coaching Fire
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Clarence Seedorf has gone from being a player in Brazil to managing at his former team, A.C. Milan, which sits in 11th place in Serie A.

Big Band Holidays: JLCO w/ Wynton Marsalis by Jazz at Lincoln Center
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Watch Jazz at Lincoln Center's Big Band Holidays: JLCO w/ Wynton Marsalis on Livestream.com. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynto

James Murphy at It'll Do, 11/30: Review
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After a few days too full with family, hot stuffing, dry meat, sugary cranberries, and sticky pecan pie, folks rolled...

Seth Rogen and James Franco Recreated That Crazy Kanye Video Shot for Shot
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James Franco looks appropriately world-weary in the role of Kanye West, but the real star of this “Bound 2” send-up is definitely Seth Rogen

Book review: ‘Claire of the Sea Light,’ by Edwidge Danticat
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A matrix of betrayals, humiliations and grievous consequences are crafted into a gracefully written latticework of stories.

San Fermin: Tiny Desk Concert
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The orchestral folk-pop band's little song-worlds burst with ambition, talent and extreme joy.

RUNNING TRANSCRIPT: President Obama’s Oct. 8 news conference on the shut...
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The president delivered a statement and took questions from reporters on Oct. 8 at the White House.

Harvard Business School Case Study: Gender Equity
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An aggressive program intended to foster female success brought improvements, but also resentment and uncertainty.

Harvard Business Students See Class as Divisive an Issue as Gender
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The student body is somewhat economically diverse, but small cliques of the ultrawealthy seem to have grown over the years.

ISSUE 81: The Blues Hero in the Spyglass Tree :: Oxford American - The S...
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Published on August 19 2013. By Walton Muyumba. Walton Muyumba is a writer and critic living in Dallas, Texas. He's the author of The Shadow

Product and Pathology: Ben Fountain's Analysis of America in Billy Lynn'...
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One spot to begin tracing the novel's meaning is in “We Are All Americans Here,” Billy Lynn's seventh chapter. Norm Oglesby, Cowboys owner a

A Writers' Celebration of Romare Bearden - 92Y On Demand
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Playwright August Wilson praised Romare Bearden for his celebration of

Twin Shadow at Granada Theater, 6/24/13: Review
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Twin Shadow | Elliphant Granada Theater June 24, 2013 When Ellinor Olovsdotter took the stage on Monday night, she looked like anything exce

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An African Caesar: The Royal Shakespeare Company’s ‘Julius Caesar’ at BAM
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The R.S.C. production has an all-black cast, and is directed by Gregory Doran. The assassination of Caesar himself feels like a story from o

Hyperallergic LABS - About 15 minutes ago, Ai Weiwei publishes photo of....
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About 15 minutes ago, Ai Weiwei publishes photo of himself on Google+ with various tax documents and statement about his tax case with the C

Ray Bradbury: Inspiration for “The Fire Balloons”
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It is my tribute to those summers when my grandfather was alive...