African and African-American Studies
Choate House, HB 6134
34 North Main Street
Hanover, NH 03755
About the Banner:
The “Life of Malcolm X” murals were painted by Florian Jenkins in 1972. The eight panels depict the life and assassination of the human rights activist. The murals were sponsored by the Afro-American Society and are located in Cutter-Shabazz Hall.
Associate Professor and Chair, African and African American Studies
Office: 105 Choate House
Hinman Box: 6134
B.S. Vanderbilt University
M.A. Howard University
Ph.D. University of Missouri at Columbia
AAAS 80.3: Blacks in Hollywood Film
AAAS 85: Afro-Hispanic Literature in Translation
AAAS 88: U.S. Afro-Latino Literature
Latin American, Afro-Hispanic, US Latino, African Diaspora and Comparative Literatures; Film Studies and Contemporary Theory
Critical Perspectives on Afro-Latin American Literature (Routledge, 2012).
(Re)Considering Blackness in Contemporary Afro-Brazilian (Con)Texts: A Cultural Studies Reader (Peter Lang, 2011).
Caribbean-African Upon Awakening: Poetry by Blas Jiménez (Mango Publishing, 2010).
Manuel Zapata Olivella and the "Darkening" of Latin American Literature, (2005).
Cultural Transnationalism and Cosmopolitanism in the Poetry of Nancy Morejón." In Antonio D. Tillis, ed., Critical Perspectives on Afro-Latin American Literature. Routledge, 2012; pp. 51-69.
"Notes of a Black Male Academic Border Crosser: Globalization and the Black Male Body." The Professoriat: Negotiating a Habitable Space in the Academy. Sandra Jackson and Richard Johnson, editors. (Peter Lang, 2011); 215-227.
"Mulher, negra, caribenha, canadense e lésbica: Descobrindo e representando os seres na poesia de Dionne Brand?," in Migrações teóricas, interlocuções culturais, Belo Horizonte: Editora UFMG, 2010.
“Language as a Hybridized Space for the Performance of a Black-Cultural Identity in Literature of the Americas.”
“Reflexiones miméticas: la literatura afro-latinoamericana y las realidades afro-diaspóricas.”
“Contextualizing the Dominican Republic:Discourses on Whitening, Nationalism and Anti-Haitianism.”
Book manuscript: Corporal Cartographies: Mapping the Body in US Afro-Latino Literature.
Last Updated: 3/26/12