Bernie Lombardi

Bernie Lombardi

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bernie.lombardi [at] rutgers.edu

Bernie Lombardi is a doctoral candidate in American Studies at Rutgers University, Newark. He is currently completing his dissertation titled Queer[ing] African Childhood: Futurity and Diasporic Consciousness in 21st Century African Literature. He has an MA in Africana Studies from The CUNY Graduate Center and a BA in English and African and African American Studies from Fordham University. His publications appear or are forthcoming in The Black Scholar, College Literature, and The Journal of African History. He teaches classes in African diaspora, African, and queer literatures and film.