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Erin D. Chapman, Ph.D.

Erin D. Chapman, Ph.D.

 

African American Studies and History

Yale University, 2006

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Dr. Erin D. Chapman holds an AB in History from Stanford University and a PhD in African American Studies and History from Yale University. She is a scholar of race and sexuality in U.S. culture and an historian of gender politics in the 20th century black freedom movement. Her research has been supported by the Ford Foundation, the Mellon Foundation, the American Association of University Women, and the Schlesinger Library at Harvard University.  

She is the author of Prove It On Me: New Negroes, Sex, and Popular Culture in the 1920s (published by Oxford University Press in 2012) and a range of book chapters and articles. These include “Staging Gendered Radicalism at the Height of the U.S. Cold War: A Raisin in the Sun and Lorraine Hansberry’s Vision of Freedom,” published in the journal Gender & History in August of 2017 and “Rape Fantasies and Other Assaults: Black Women’s Sexuality and Racial Redemption on Film,” which is Chapter 10 in the collection Black Female Sexualities, edited by Trimiko Melancon and Joanne M. Braxton and published by Rutgers University Press in 2015.  

At George Washington University, Dr. Chapman is Associate Professor of History (https://history.columbian.gwu.edu/erin-d-chapman).  She teaches survey courses in African American history and graduate and undergraduate seminars on African American historiography, African American historical biography, the history of American slavery and its legacies, and U.S. black radicalism.  

During the 2018-19 academic year, Dr. Chapman will be supported by an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship as she continues her research focusing on the art and activism of radical journalist and playwright Lorraine Hansberry.

Publications

“Staging Gendered Radicalism at the Height of the U.S. Cold War: A Raisin in the Sun and Lorraine Hansberry’s Vision of Freedom,” Gender & History 29:2 (August 2017): 446-467.

Prove It On Me: New Negroes, Sex, and Popular Culture in the 1920s. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

“The New Negro and the New South” (solicited and accepted for publication as a chapter in A Companion to the Harlem Renaissance, ed. Cherene Sherrard-Johnson; in press at Wiley-Blackwell)

“Rape Fantasies and Other Assaults: Black Women’s Sexuality and Racial Redemption on Film” (accepted for publication as a chapter in Contemporary Black Female Sexualities, eds. Trimiko Melancon and Joanne M. Braxton; forthcoming from Rutgers University Press January 2015)

“Prove It On Me: The New Negro Woman in the Sex-Race Marketplace.” Maroon: The Yale Journal of African American Studies 1:1 (Spring 2006): 63-86.

“Reverse Colorism and the Politics of Black Class and Gender Representation in Soul Food.” Black Arts Quarterly, 4:1 (Winter/Spring 1999): 12-15.


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Jason E. Glenn, Ph.D.

Jason E. Glenn, Ph.D.

 

History of Science

Harvard University, 2005

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Associate Professor of the History of Medicine at The Institute of Medical Humanities

University of Texas, Medical Branch at Galveston

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