Liberal Arts & Interdisciplinary Studies Faculty

Wendy W. Walters

Associate Professor (1999)
On Leave

B.A. Brown University
M.A. University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D. University of California, San Diego
http://www.emerson.academia.edu/WendyWWalters


Wendy W. Walters

Dr. Wendy W. Walters specializes in African American Literature, in the larger context of diaspora studies. She is the author of Archives of the Black Atlantic: Reading Between Literature and History (Routledge 2013) and At Home in Diaspora: Black International Writing (U Minnesota 2005). In 2001-2002 she was a non-resident fellow at the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research at Harvard University.

She has published articles in the journals Callaloo, American Literature, African American Review, Novel, Critical Arts, and MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literature of the U.S.). She has published chapters in the books Borders, Exiles, Diasporas, and Diasporic Africa: A Reader, as well as entries in the Oxford Companion to African American Literature, Black Writers, and The Critical Response to Chester Himes.

Archives of the Black Atlantic

Contact

Office: Ansin 1208

Office Hours: Sabbatical 2015-2016

Phone: 8248

E-Mail: wendy_walters@emerson.edu

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