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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (Ph.D.Cambridge), is Alphonse Fletcher College Professor and Director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and also Amerideserve to Research, Harvard College. He is the writer of Life Upon These Shores: Looking at Afrihave the right to Amerideserve to History, 1513-2008; Black in Latin America; Tradition and the Babsence Atlantic: Critical Theory in the African Diaspora; Faces of America; Figures in Black: Words, Signs, and the Racial Self; The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of Afro-Amerihave the right to Criticism; Loose Canons: Notes on the Culture Wars; Colored People: A Memoir; The Future of Race through Cornel West; Wonders of the Afrihave the right to World; Thirteenager Ways of Looking at a Babsence Man; and The Trials of Phillis Wheatley. His is also the writer, producer, and also narrator of PBS documentaries Finding Your Roots; Black in Latin America; Faces of America; African American Lives 1 and 2; Looking for Lincoln; America Beyond the Color Line; and Wonders of the Afrideserve to World. He is the editor of Afrideserve to Amerideserve to National Biography via Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, and also The Dictionary of Afrideserve to Biography via Anthony Appiah; Encyclopedia Africana through Anthony Appiah; and The Bondwoman"s Narrative by Hannah Crafts, as well as editor-in-chief of TheRoot.com.Nellie Y. McKay (Ph.D. Harvard), General Editor. Professor of Amerideserve to and also Afro-Amerihave the right to Literature, University of Wisconsin, Madikid. Associate editor of the Afrideserve to Amerihave the right to Review; author of Jean Toomer--the Artist: A Study of His Literary Life and also Work, 1894-1936; editor of Critical Esstates on Toni Morrison; co-editor of the Norton Critical Edition of Harriet Jacobs"s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Beloved--A Casebook, and Approaches to Teaching the Novels of Toni Morrikid.William L. Andrews (Ph.D. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) is the editor of The Literature of Slaexceptionally and Freedom; co-editor of The Literature of the Rebuilding and construction to the New Negro Renaissance. He is E. Maynard Adams Professor of English, College of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is general editor of Wisconsin Studies in Autobiography and The Literature of the Amerihave the right to South: A Norton Anthology, and also co-editor of The Oxford Companion to Afrideserve to Amerihave the right to Literature. Other functions encompass The Literary Career of Charles W. Chesnutt; To Tell a Free Story: The First Century of Afro-American Autobiography, 1760-1865; Sisters of the Spirit; The Curse of Caste by Julia C. Collins; Life of William Grimes, the Runameans Slave; and Slave Narratives after Slaextremely.Houston A. Baker, Jr. (Ph.D. College of The golden state, Los Angeles), Editor, "The Babsence Arts Period." George D. and Susan Fox Beischer Professor of English, Duke College. Editor of American Literature; Editor of the anthology Black Literature in America and writer of three publications of poeattempt. Other works include Afro-American Poetics: Revisions of Harlem and The Black Aesthetic; Wormonarchs of the Spirit: A Poetics of Afro-Amerihave the right to Women"s Writing; Black Studies, Rap, and also the Academy; Blues, Ideology, and also Afro-American Literature: A Vernacular Theory; Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance; Turning South Again: Re-Thinking Modernism/Re-Reading Booker T.Frances Smith Foster (Ph.D. College of The golden state, San Diego), Editor, The Literature of the Rebuilding to the New Negro Renaissance; Co-Editor, The Literature of Slaincredibly and Freedom. Charles Howard Candler Professor of English and Women"s Studies, Emory College. Author of "Til Death or Distance Do Us Part": Love and Marriage in Afrihave the right to America; Written by Herself: Literary Production by African Amerihave the right to Womales, 1746-1892; and Witnessing Slavery: The Growth of the Antebellum Slave Narrative. Co-editor of the Oxford Companion to Afrihave the right to Amerihave the right to Literature and also Harriet Jacobs"s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Editor of numerous functions, including Love and also Marriage in Early Afrideserve to America; Minnie"s Sacrifice, Sowing and Reaping, Trial and also Triumph: Three Refound Novels by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper; Elizabeth Keckley"s Behind the Scenes; and the Norton Critical Edition of Jacobs"s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.Deborah E. McDowell (Ph.D. Purdue), Co-Editor, Realism, Naturalism, Modernism. Alice Griffin Professor of English, University of Virginia. Founding editor of the Beacon Black Woguys Writers series; co-editor via Arnold Rampersad of Slaincredibly of the Literary Imagination; author of "The Changing Same": Studies in Fiction by Babsence Women; Leaving the Pipe Shop: Memories of Kin; editor of Nella Larsen"s Quicksand and Passing, Jessie Redmon Fauset"s Plum Bun, Pauline Hopkins"s Of One Blood, and countless write-ups and esclaims.Robert G. O"Meally (Ph.D. Harvard), Editor, The Vernacular Tradition. Zora Neale Hurston Professor of English and also Comparative Literature and also founder of the Center for Jazz Studies, Columbia University. Author of The Jazz Singers; The Craft of Ralph Ellison; Lady Day: The Many kind of Faces of Billie Holiday; and Romare Bearden; A Babsence Odyssey. Editor of the essay collections History and also Memory in Afrideserve to Amerihave the right to Culture; New Esstates on Invisible Man: Tales of the Congaree; The Jazz Cadence of Amerideserve to Culture; co-editor of History and also Memory in Afrideserve to Amerideserve to Culture and Uptown Conversation: The New Jazz Studies.Arnold Rampersad (Ph.D. Harvard) is the Sara Hart Kimsphere Professor in the Humanities, Emeritus, at Stanford University. He is co-editor (with Deborah E. McDowell) of Slaincredibly and also the Literary Imagicountry, and editor of the definitive Collected Poems of Langston Hughes. He is the writer of the two-volume biography The Life of Langston Hughes, Jackie Robinson: A Biography, and co-writer (with Arthur Ashe) of Days of Grace: A Memoir. He is likewise editor of "The Harlem Renaissance."Hortense Spillers (Ph.D. Brandeis), Co-Editor, Realism, Naturalism, Modernism, Gertrude Conamethod Vanderbilt Professor of English, Vanderbilt College. Author of the essay arsenal Black, White, and in Color. Editor of the repertoire Comparative Amerihave the right to Identities: Race, Sex, and Nationality in the Modern Text; co-editor through Marjorie Pryse of Conjuring: Black Women, Fiction and also the Literary Tradition, and an editor of The Heath Anthology of American Literature. Director of Issues in Critical Investigation (ICI), an initiative to stimulate new scholarship in Afrideserve to diasporic research studies, which she started in 2007; founding editor of The A-Line Journal, A Journal of Progressive Commentary, which she introduced in 2013. Recent occupational has actually appeared in Callaloo and also boundary 2.Cheryl A. Wall surface (Ph.D. Harvard), Editor, Literature Due to the fact that 1975. Board of Governors Zora Neale Hurston Professor of English, Rutgers College. Author of Worrying the Line: Black Womales Writers, Lineage, and also Literary Tradition and Woguys of the Harlem Renaissance. Editor of Zora Neale Hurston: Novels and Stories and also Zora Neale Hurston: Folklore, Memoirs & Other Writings; two quantities of criticism on Hurston"s fiction, "Sweat": Texts and also Contexts and Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Casebook; and also Changing Our Own Words: Essays on Criticism, Theory, and Writing by Babsence Woguys. Co-editor via Linda J. Holmes of Savoring the Salt: The Legacy of Toni Cade Bambara.