A Yęmisi Jimoh is on the faculty in the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (See profile). Her scholarship and teaching focus on African American cultural and literary studies, with additional research interests in critical race studies, narratology, and onomastics. She offers courses in twentieth-century African American literature and has particular interests in African American literary movements and African American women novelists. Professor Jimoh also was a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University in the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for Research in Afro-American Studies and a participant in the National Endowment for the Humanities' Summer Institute on the Civil Rights Movement. Her ongoing research includes work on the political and cultural meanings of literary representations of war and patriotism by African American writers; issues of Pan-Africanism and Diaspora in African American literature and culture; and the cultural politics of group-name identifiers in African American fictional texts.
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