Portrait by Paul Mpagi Sepuya

Biography

Dr. Micah Salkind is the Special Projects Manager for The City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Humanities in the Department of American Studies at Brown University. He manages large grants and strategic artist initiatives for the City, collaborating with the Creative Capital’s largest non-profit cultural institutions as well as its emerging artists, designers, and creative entrepreneurs. He also serves on the boards of the Providence Public Library and Community MusicWorks and is an ongoing collaborator with dancers and scholars in Chicago’s Honey Pot Performance collective and Dance Exchange’s “Growing Our Own Gardens” initiative. A DJ, sound designer, and curator of live performance, Salkind spends his weekends revising his book manuscript on Chicago house music and its legacies, tentatively titled Do You Remember House? Chicago’s Queer of Color Undergrounds (forthcoming on Oxford University Press).

Contact: micahsalkind@gmail.com

Academic CV