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Gershun Avilez

2009 Ph.D. Graduate
Dissertation Advisor(s): Thadious Davis
"The Wake of Blackness: Aesthetic Ambivalence and the Post-Black Arts Era"

Assistant Professor of English & African American Studies at the University of North Carolina chapel Hill

GerShun Avilez specializes in (late) 20th century and 21st century African American and Black Diasporic literary cultures. Central concerns in his work include: theories of the body, law & legality, gender expression, and literary lineages.


Courses Taught

spring 2006

ENGL 101.201 Shakespeare Recitation