Emerson Zora Hamsa
Dissertation Title:

AnteBody: Blackmaternal Flesh and the Problem of the Human in American Literature, 1850-Present

Research Areas

19th C. American Literature; African-American Literature; Critical & Cultural Theory; Cultural Studies


M.A., English, Rice Universit

M.Div., Wesley Theological Seminary

M.T.S., Wesley Theological Seminary, (Thesis: All We Have is Flesh: Womanist Spirituality and the Literary Imagination of Octavia Estelle Butler)

B.A., English Literature and Language, Marymount University

Honors & Awards

Mellon Dissertation Writing Fellowship, Rice University, 2020


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