19th, 20th, and 21st century African American literature and culture. 20th and 21st century Anglophone and Francophone Caribbean literature. 19th, 20th, and 21st century American literature, Postcolonial literature and World Literature
African American and American postmodern literature; 19th century realism and naturalism; The Harlem Renaissance; American literary modernism. Percival Everett;19th, 20th and 21st century African American and American poetry. Cormac McCarthy. James Baldwin. Toni Morrison. Gayl Jones. Theodore Dreiser.