A graduate from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Amy Sall, holds a master’s degree in Human Rights Studies, concentrating on the right to development and youth empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa. She received her BA in 2012 from The New School University in Culture and Media Studies, with a concentration in Cultural Studies and a minor in journalism. Sall is Founder and Editor of SUNU: Journal of African Affairs, Critical Thought + Aesthetics, a forthcoming online platform and print journal seeking to amplify the youth voice and perspective on matters and ideas concerning Africa and the diaspora. With a keen interest in cultural studies, African affairs and artistic expression, Amy Sall is interested in the ways in which media, visual culture and critical theory inform, shape and encourage discourses surrounding the socioeconomic, political and cultural. Currently she is a part-time lecturer in the Culture and Media Studies department of The New School University's Eugene Lang College.
Aside from her academic and entrepreneurial pursuits, Amy has also collaborated with and has been featured in campaigns for major brands such as J. Crew, Armani Beauty and Kenzo, and has been featured in publications such as Vogue and Kinfolk magazine.
Fall 2016 + Fall 2017/ The African Gaze: Visual Culture of Postcolonial Africa + The Social Imagination
Spring 2017 / Third Cinema + The Counter Narratives