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Amrit Trewn '14

Amrit was a student of Critical Theory, African American Studies, and Statistics at NU. While a fellow, he worked on an array of projects, including: a genealogical study of antiblack, asexual discourses around multiracialism; a deconstruction of emerging 'colorblind' data-based policing technologies; and an argument that Heidegger, Lévinas, and Derrida are only able to pivot liberatory individuality around death, suffering, and justice, respectively, by silencing— when not effacing— the simultaneous colonial occupation of Algeria. Recently, Amrit was awarded a McCracken Fellowship and Ford Predoctoral Fellowship. After a couple years of teaching and freelancing, he will enter a Ph.D program in American Studies at New York University in Fall 2016.