Cera Smith

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5th Year
Areas of Interest: 

Twentieth-/21st-century U.S. ethnic literatures (especially African American, black diasporic, chicanx, and latinx), Radical protest literatures of the U.S.; critical race theories, coloniality/decoloniality, body studies.

Dissertation Topic: 

Embodied Blackness: Encountering the Racialized Biological Body in U.S. Black Literary, Visual, and Performance Art

Advisors: Jacqueline Goldsby, Aimee Meredith Cox, Tavia Nyong’o