Check out my segment on my research into maroons and marronage in the United States on today’s episode of The Academic Minute! Sean Gerrity on The Academic Minute
For a limited time, you can read this article I recently published in MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States for free at the Oxford University Press journal page. It was selected as Editor’s Choice for the Fall 2018 issue of the journal. Freedom on the Move: Marronage in Martin Delany’s Blake; or, the Huts … More “Freedom on the Move: Marronage in Martin Delany’s ‘Blake; or, The Huts of America'”
I am honored and excited to announce that this spring I have joined the faculty at Hostos Community College, CUNY as Assistant Professor of English. In light of this, the site will be undergoing some changes and renovations in the coming weeks/months. I hope to (finally) update the teaching and WAC sections with materials from … More Job Announcement
I’m delighted to say that I have recently accepted a Dissertation Writing Fellowship through the Committee on Globalization and Social Change at the Graduate Center for next year!
I came across this documentary, Cimarron Spirit, about Afro-Dominican maroon culture, on Twitter this morning thanks to the always wonderful work being done at #ADPhD. I’m working now on getting a copy and will do some kind of little write-up about it here once I’ve seen the film. Here is a link to the film’s … More “Cimarron Spirit”
I’m very excited to announce our 2016 IRADAC Fellows’ Symposium, “Navigating Future Spaces: New Directions in Studies of the African Diaspora,” to be held at the CUNY Graduate Center on April 20th. See the symposium website here: http://navigatefuturespaces.tumblr.com/