Recent Faculty Publications
Timothy Burke, Professor of History
"Misrule in Africa: Is NEPAD the Solution?" Global Dialogue, Summer/Autumn 2004.
"Eyes Wide Shut: Africanists and the Moral Problematics of Postcolonial Societies". African Studies Quarterly, 7:2, 2003.
"Our Mosquitos Are Not So Big: Images in the Making of Mass Communications in Colonial Zimbabwe." Pictures and People in Africa, Paul Landau and Deborah Kaspin, ed., University of California Press, 2002.
Syd Carpenter, Professor of Studio Art
One Person Exhibition John Jay College, New York, NY. 2006.
One Person Exhibition "Menagerie," Center For Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE. 2006.
"Silent Voices, Loud Echoess," Afro-American Museum. Philadelphia, PA. 2006
One Person Exhibition "Remedy" Sande Webster Gallery. Philadelphia, PA. 2005.
Anthony Foy, Associate Professor of English
Black Ideography: Autobiography, Ideology, and Image in Jim Crow America (book in progress).
"Class, Conversion, Control: Black Autobiography as Institutional Practice" (article in progress).
"Matthew Henson and the Antinomies of Racial Uplift" (article forthcoming,
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies)
"Joe Louis's Talking Fists: The Auto/Biopolitics of My Life Story," American Literary History 23.2 (Summer 2011): 311-36.Timothy Burke, Professor of History
Keith Reeves, Associate Professor of Political Science and Center for Social and Policy Studies Director
"The Paradox of Religion, Religious Participation, and Values in the Lives of Incarcerated African-American Males," Keith Reeves, Ellen Donnelly, and Stephanie Appiah (Journal article in progress).
"The Declining Significance of Black Males?: Incarceration, the Inner City and Public Policy" (Book-length manuscript in progress).
"Finding a Lazarus," Ministry with Prisoners and Families: The Way Forward, W. Wilson Goode, Sir., Charles E. Lewis, Jr., and Howard Dean Trulear, Editors (Judson Press 2011)
"From Prison to a Paycheck: Background Concept Paper." (Commissioned Study by the Project for Economic Empowerment and Rehabilitation, Memphis, TN, Nov. 2009)
Peter Schmidt, Professor of English Literature
Sitting in Darkness: New South Fiction, Education, and the Rise of Jim Crow Colonialism, 1865-1920. Jackson: The University Press of Mississippi, 2008. Includes chapters on Frances Harper, Albion Tourgée, Thomas Dixon, Sutton Griggs, Walter Hines Page, and W. E. B. DuBois, plus discussions of many fiction writers or texts on which very little has been published--such as Ellwood Griest, Ellen M. Ingraham, George Marion McClellan, and Washington Cable's final novel. Literary readings are combined with historical analysis linking development in the New South, education theory, and new U.S. colonial projects in the Caribbean and the Pacific.
Anxious Whiteface: Joel Chandler Harris and "Race" in New South Fiction, 1880-1900. Projected completion date: 2007.
Christy Schuetze, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
[In preparation for joint submission for a thematic journal issue] "Restore the Mountain?: Contrasting Perspectives on the Conservation of Mount Gorongosa." Conservation and Society.
Schuetze, Christy and Heidi Gengenbach; [In preparation] Introduction to special journal issue on Gorongosa Restoration Project. Conservation and Society.
Schuetze, Christy and Carolien Jacobs; 2011; "Violence Against Violence: In Search of Security and Justice," Etnofoor 23(2):17-36.
Schuetze, Christy and Carolien Jacobs; 2011; "Justice With Their Own Hands: Lynching, Poverty, Witchcraft, and the State in Mozambique," in Manfred Berg and Simon Wendt, eds. Globalizing Lynching History. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan.
2010. PhD dissertation; "The World is Upside Down: Women's Participation in Religious Movements and the Search for Social Healing in Central Mozambique."
2008. "Examining the Role of Language in Healing: a Comparison of Two Therapeutic Interventions for Spirit Possession," pp. 33-54 in Toyin Falola and Matthew Heaton, eds., Health, Knowledge, and Belief Systems in Africa. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press.
2003. Baptista, Samuel Joao, Celestino Sacaune Canda & Christy Schuetze; Kuona na Kulemba: Malongero a chi-Gorongosi. Translation from chiSena to chiGorongosi of adult literacy materials; Ministry of Education, Mozambique.
Sarah S. Willie, Associate Professor of Sociology
Acting Black: College, Identity, and the Performance of Race, Routledge. 2003.
Antiphony: Essays about Living in America (book in progress)
Librarians at the Gate: Barbarians, Democracy,, and the Fight for America's Soul. Book project in progress (working title)
Radio Times with Marty Moss-Cohane, WHYY Public Radio, Philadelphia, PA
2007 "Is Obama 'Articulate': Interpreting the Implications of Sen. Biden's Remarks About a 2008 African American Presidential Candidate"