Shelly Eversley Shelly Eversley

Phone: (646) 312- 3960

Office:  VC 7-278


Shelly Eversley is Associate Professor of English specializing in Twentieth Century American and African American literature and culture as well as gender, sexuality, and visual studies. A graduate of Columbia University and The Johns Hopkins University, she taught at the University of Washington, Seattle before joining the faculty at Baruch in 2001. Her scholarly work has appeared in American Literary History, the minnesota review, College English and NKA:  The Journal of African Art.  She has edited The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano or, Gustavus Vassa, The African for The Modern Library.  She has written a book called The "Real" Negro: The Question of Authenticity in Twentieth Century African American Literature (Routledge  2004), and edited with Jennifer L. Morgan The Sexual Body, a Special Issue of Women's Studies Quarterly (WSQ) in 2007.  Her forthcoming book is called Integration and Its Discontents:  Black American Writing, 1944-1968.

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