Jesse McCarthy

Jesse McCarthy

Assistant Professor of English and of African and African American Studies
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Education: B.A., Amherst College (2006)
Ph.D., Princeton University (2018)

Interests: African American Literature; Modernism; Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies; Film; Poetry and Poetics; Postcolonial and Post-45 Literature; The Black Atlantic.

Selected Works:
The Bern Book by Vincent O. Carter, “Introduction,” Dalkey Press (forthcoming); Conditions of the Present: Selected Essays by Lindon Barrett, reviewed in African American Review(forthcoming); Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism by James Zeigler, reviewed in ALH Online Review, Fall 2017; “Proust au Téléphone: Placer la Recherche Sur Écoute,” Transposition, No. 6, 2016.

Faculty bio and CV are coming soon.

Contact Information

African and African American Studies
12 Quincy St. Barker Center 234
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-3052
Office Hours: Thursday 3-5, and by appointment