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Department of English Language and Literature

Faculty and Staff Directory

Alyssa Collins

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: English Language and Literature
College of Arts and Sciences
Email: ac95@mailbox.sc.edu
Phone: 803-576-5886
Office: HUO 509
Resources:

English Language and Literature
African American Studies Program

Alyssa Collins

Education

PhD, University of Virginia, 2019
BA, Emory University, 2011

Areas of Specialization

African American Literature
Technology / Embodiment 
Race / Gender / Sexuality
Digital Humanities and Digital Methods

Recent Courses

ENGL 287    American Literature
ENGL/AFAM 428B    African American Literature after 1903

Publications

   • “Imagining Black Technological Practices in Contemporary America.” Black Perspectives: African American Intellectual History Society Blog, 13 Sep. 2017, http://www.aaihs.org/imagining-black-technological-practices-in-contemporary-america/.
   • “When It Ain’t Broke: Representations of Black Women in Comics.” Black Perspectives: African American Intellectual History Society Blog, 9 Jan 2017, http://www.aaihs.org/when-it-aint-broke-black-female-representation-in-comics/.
   • “The Life of Pauli Murray: An Interview with Rosalind Rosenberg.” Black Perspectives: African American Intellectual History Society Blog, 16 Oct. 2017, http://www.aaihs.org/the-life- of-pauli-murray-an-interview-with-rosalind-rosenberg/.
   • “DASH-Amerikan: Keeping Up with the Social Media Ecologies of the Kardashians,” with Alicia Cathicia, Jordan Buysse, Justin Greenlee, Sarah McEleney, and Joseph Thompson, Toward a Critically Engaged Digital Practice: American Studies and the Digital Humanities, special issue of American Quarterly, edited by Edited by Lauren Tilton, Amy Earhart, Matt Delmont, Susan Garfinkel, Jesse P. Karlsberg, and Angel David Nieves vol. 70, no.3 (2018), pp. 609-612.


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