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Belinda Edmondson is a Distinguished Professor in the Departments of English and Africana Studies, and an affiliate member of American Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies. She is an elected member of the Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars.
Belinda Edmondson is the author of Creole Noise: Early Early Caribbean Dialect Literature and Performance (Oxford University Press, 2022), Caribbean Middlebrow: Leisure Culture and the Middle Class (Cornell University Press 2009), Making Men (Duke University Press 1999) and the editor of Caribbean Romances: The Politics of Regional Representation (University of Virginia Press 1999). She has been the recipient of several fellowships, among these the Hutchins Fellowship at Harvard University, the Schomburg Center Scholars-in-Residence Fellowship; the Society for the Humanities Fellowship at Cornell University; and the Mellon Fellowship, among others.
BLACK VERNACULAR LITERATURE
AFRICA IN LITERATURE AND FILM
WOMEN'S LITERATURE OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA
Principal Investigator, "Natives and Natives, Immigrants and Migrants in an American City", Sawyer Seminar Series, Rutgers-Newark 2022-23
Caribbean literature and culture, early and modern
Black Transatlantic literary histories
Creole Noise: Early Caribbean Dialect Literature and Performance (Oxford University Press, 2022)
Women's and Gender Studies