April 22-23, 2016
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RESEARCH INTERESTSAs an Americanist who specializes in African American and American Women’s history I am especially interested in issues of identity and the intersection of race, class, gender and sexuality.
COURSES REGULARLY TAUGHT
- 512:104, Development of the United States I
- 512:306, America Since 1945
- 512:366, The History of Race and Sex in America
- Race, Gender, and Nation
- Black Identity in Twentieth Century America
- Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower, ed. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, forthcoming 2008)
- Too Heavy A Load: Black Women in Defense of Themselves, 1894-1994 (New York: W.W. Norton, 1999)
- Let My People Go: African American 1800-1865 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999)
- Ar’n’t I A Woman? Female Slaves in the Plantation South (New York: W.W. Norton, 1985, 1999 [2nd ed])