Women, Gender & Sexuality is an interdisciplinary department in which students study gender and sexualities with an emphasis on transnational perspectives.

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Selected Publications

Embodying American Slavery in Contemporary Culture, University of Illinois Press, 2008

“Academic Mothers and their Feminist Daughters: A Remix” African American Review 40(2006): 35-38.

“Working Moms in Their Own Words” Black Issues in Higher Education, March 28, 2002.

Raymond

Books
The Posthumous Voice in Women’s Writing (2006)

Francesca Woodman and the Kantian Sublime (2010)
Witnessing Sadism in Texts of the American South (2014)

Books of Poetry and a Chapbook of Poetry
The Gleaners (2013)
 Museum of Snow (2013)
 Motels Where We Lived
(2014)
After Houses (2014).

Rody

Selected Publications

The Interethnic Imagination: Roots and Passages in Contemporary Asian American Fiction, Oxford University Press, 2009

The Daughter’s Return: African-American and Caribbean Women's Fictions of History, Oxford University Press, 2001

Ross

Selected Publication

Sissy Insurgencies: A Racial Anatomy of Unfit Manliness (Duke UP), Forthcoming

Manning the Race, New York University Press, 2004

The Contours of Masculine Desire, Oxford University Press, 1989

 

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