Published Work


Scholarly Publications:

LaCharles Ward. "Black Redaction, Black Evidence: Another Testimony of Black Life." In A Site of Struggle: Making Meaning of Anti-Black Violence in American Art and Visual Culture (co-published with The Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University and Princeton University Press, forthcoming)

LaCharles Ward. "In the Long Shadow: Black Photography, Anti-Black Violence and the Great Beauty of Black Life." (book chapter, George Eastman Museum, forthcoming)


LaCharles Ward. "'Keep Runnin' Bro': Carrie Mae Weems and the Visual Act of Refusal." Black Camera: An International Film Journal 9 no. 2 (Spring 2018): 82-109.

Rachel Griffin, LaCharles Ward, & Amanda Phillips. "Still Flies in the Buttermilk: Black Male Faculty, Critical Race Theory, and Composite Counterstorytelling." International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education 27 no. 10 (2014): 1354-1375.

Popular Media Writing:

“At the Visual Crossroads: Blackness and the Matter of Life or Death.” New Black Man:

“Twitter, Frank Ocean and the “violence of heteronormativity.” New Black Man: and-violence-of.html