Professor Murray studies the interplay between mass social movements, identity politics, and literary production in 20th-century African American culture.
Murray is the author of Our Living Manhood: Literature, Black Power, and Masculine Ideology (U of Pennsylvania P, 2007). His current project considers the impact of postidentity politics on contemporary African American culture. His essays have been published in such journals as the Yale Journal of Criticism, Contemporary Literature, and Callaloo. He has been awarded fellowships from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation as well as the Carter G. Woodson Institute for Afro-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia.
ROLLAND MURRAY, Ph.D. University of Chicago, 2000; M.A. University of Chicago, 1995; B.A. San Jose State University, 1992
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