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Doctoral Dissertations Chaired

2003

Yoonmee Chang "Beyond the Culture Ghetto: Asian American Class Critique and the Ethnographic Bildungsroman"

1999

Cheryl Deborah Williams "'Conceived in Transit, Delivered in Passage': Travel and Identity in 19th Century African American Women's Narratives"

1998

Jeannine DeLombard ""Eye-witness to the Cruelty": Literary Abolitionism and the Antebellum Culture of Testimony"

1997

Stephen Best "The Subject of Property: Race, Prosthesis, and Possession in American Culture, 1865-1927"

1994

Ruth Lindeborg "Rushdie and the Politics of Postcolonial Representation"

1993

Craig Smith "Utopia and Necessity: The Crisis of Nationalism in African Literature"

1986

Michael Awkward "An Intertextual Reading of Black Women's Novels"

1984

Joyce Jonas "Anancy in the Great House: A Study of Boundaries in the novels of Wilson Harris and George Lamming"

Courses Taught

fall 1999

ENGL 570.401 Afro-American Autobiography cancelled  

fall 1998

fall 1996

ENGL 570.401 Afro-American Autobiography  

spring 1996

fall 1995