PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana
Pan-Africanism, African Women Studies, and African People Compared: Africa and the Diaspora. Biography of Kwame Nkrumah; John Edgar Wideman, Toni Morrison, developmental writing texts.
The foundations of Afro-American literary thought and criticism. The individual and society in African-American, African and Caribbean literature. The formation, content and social utility of symbolism mythology, folklore, aesthetics and the uses of language in the Afroworld. Women’s literature.