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.

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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

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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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