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Sharon P Holland  
Associate Professor of English and African & African American Studies and Women's Studies

Office Location: 501 Allen Building
Office Phone: 919-613-6284
Email Address: sharon.holland@duke.edu


PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

A.B., Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey.

African American Literature
Gender & Sexuality Studies
Modern to Contemporary

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1.  Raising the Dead: Readings of Death and (Black) Subjectivity. Duke University Press, 2000. (Awarded the Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize from the American Studies Association (2002).)
  2.  Crossing Waters, Crossing Worlds: The African Diaspora in Indian Country. Edited by Co-edited with Tiya Miles. Duke University Press, Fall, 2006.
  3. "When Characters Lack Character: A Biomythography." PMLA 123.5 (2008): 1494-1502.  [author's comments]
  4. "No Atheists in the Fox Hole: Toward a Radical Queer Politics." A Companion to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies. Blackwell, 2007.
  5. "The Last Word on Racism: Toward a New Critical Race Theory." South Atlantic Quarterly 104.3 (Summer, 2005)
  6. "If you know I have a history, you will respect me: A Perspective on Afro-Native American Literature." When Brer Rabbit Meets Coyote. Ed. Jonathan Brennan. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2003.

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