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Denise Noble

Dr. Denise Noble is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Birmingham City University.

In addition to her academic career Denise has extensive experience of community activism and community work, and is an experienced professional and personal development consultant and trainer, specialising in equality and diversity in further and higher education as well as coaching and mentoring.

Denise’s research interests include race and racism in the UK; the Caribbean diaspora; the intersections of place, race, gender, class and sexuality in the cultural politics of the African diaspora; the cultural politics of Black freedom; postcolonial media practices; and post-coloniality / decoloniality / modernity.


Noble, D., 2017 Decolonizing and Feminizing Freedom: A Caribbean Genealogy, London: Palgrave McMillan.
Noble, D., 2015. “Decolonizing Britain and Domesticating Women: Race, GenderNoble, D., 2008. “Postcolonial Criticism, Transnational Identifications and the Hegemonies of Dancehall's Academic and Popular Performativities.” Feminist Review, 90(1), pp.106-127.
Noble, D., 2009. “A Room of Her Own: Gendering the Front Room” in Michael McMillan (Ed.), Tales from the Front Room: Migrant Aesthetics in the Home, London: Black Dog Publishing.
Noble, D., 2005. “Remembering Bodies, Healing Histories: The Emotional Politics of Everyday Freedom”, in Making Race Matter: bodies, space and identity , edited by Knowles, C. and Alexander, C.,  London: Palgrave Macmillan.pp.132-152.
Noble, D., 2000. “Ragga Music: Dis/Respecting Black Women and Dis/Reputable Sexualities.” In Un/settled Multiculturalisms: Diasporas, Entanglements, Transruptions, edited by  Barnor Hesse. London: Zed. pp.148-169.

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