African American Literary Studies

Faith Barter

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1510
  • Office: 320 PLC
  • Office Hours: S20: Not teaching this term, available by email

Karen J. Ford

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3902
  • Office: 401 Tykeson Hall
  • Office Hours: By appt. through Lisa Mick Shimizu at 541-346-3902

Mat Johnson

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-0547
  • Office: 207 Alder Bldg.
  • Office Hours: S20 Online 10am-12pm on Tuesday and by appointment

Mark Quigley

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1340
  • Office: 324 PLC
  • Office Hours: S20 W 2-4, R 4-5 Available in Zoom ID/Meeting Room 470-446-9397

Courtney Thorsson

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1473
  • Office: 244 PLC
  • Office Hours: S20: Please email to schedule a phone, Skype, or Zoom appointment.

Susan Weeber

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  • Title: Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Phone: 541-346-3953
  • Office: 265 PLC
  • Office Hours: S20: M 11-1 via Zoom; by appointment via email, Skype or Zoom

Mark Whalan

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Horn Endowed Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3926
  • Office: 207 PLC
  • Office Hours: S20: Email to schedule remote mtg.

Henry Wonham

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title:
  • Phone: 541-346-3266
  • Office: 436 Tykeson Hall
  • Office Hours: No office hours; available by email

The Department of English is delighted to announce the following publication achievements by our graduate students:

Alexander Steele ...

Mat Johnson Oct 23 Reading

Wednesday • October 23, 2019 • 4:30 p.m. Knight Library Browsing Room

Pictured is a nineteenth-century engraving of Toussaint L'Ouverture, perhaps the most influential leader of the slave-led Haitian Revolution.

Professors Heidi Kaufman and Faith Barter win a coveted I3 grant for studying black rebellions in the long ninetheenth century

Celeste Reeb, Stephanie Mastrostefano, and Carmel Ohman are recognized for promising work in women, gender, and society.

Angela Rovak's dissertation,  "Make Something Besides a Baby: Race, Gender, and Reproductive Science in 20th Century Black Women's Novels ...

Stop by Whirled Pies on 8th Ave to honor the life and legacy of Professor Coleman

6:00-9:00 PM, Friday, March 15, 2019


Oregon nonprofit Honoring Our New Ethnic Youth (H.O ...

Renowned public intellectual slated to deliver the 2019 Collins Distinguished Speakers' Lecture

7:00 PM, Friday, April 26, 2019, 156 Straub ...

UO English hosts the 11th biennial conference of the Society of Early Americanists

Thursday, February 28th - Saturday, March 2nd


Please join UO English and Black Studies for a celebration of the life and work of Frederick Douglass. This photograph features Douglass in his mid-twenties. Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Please Join UO English and Black Studies in Commemorating Frederick Douglass

2:00 PM, Thursday, February 14, 2019, Knight Library Browsing Room


Claude McKay's _Amiable with Big Teeth_and the Paradoxes of the Archive

Claude McKay's Amiable with Big Teeth and the Paradoxes of the Archive

Knight Library Browsing Room.

"Claude McKay's Amiable with Big Teeth and the Paradoxes of the ...

Danielle Evans

7-9pm, April 12, 2018

Knight Library Browsing Room