Michael Sawyer

Fall 2022/Spring 2023 – Just Transformations

University of Pittsburgh

Michael is currently Associate Professor of African American Literature & Culture in the Department of English at the University of Pittsburgh. His work focuses on the revolutionary potentiality of Black people and takes a multi-disciplinary approach to exploring the works that authorize, accompany, sustain, and depict Black Being. Michael has published two monographs, An Africana Philosophy of Temporality: Homo Liminalis (Palgrave:2018) and Black Minded: The Political Philosophy of Malcolm X (Pluto: 2020).