Faculty

Jesse McCarthy | Assistant Professor of English and of African and African American Studies


Education: B.A. 2006 Amherst College
Ph.D. 2018 Princeton University


Phone: 617-495-3052
jessemccarthy@fas.harvard.edu
Office Hours: Thursday 3-5, and by appointment
Office: Barker 234

Interests:

African American Literature; Modernism; Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies; Film; Poetry and Poetics; Postcolonial and Post-45 Literature; The Black Atlantic.

Selected Works:

The Bern Book by Vincent O. Carter, “Introduction,” Dalkey Press (forthcoming); Conditions of the Present: Selected Essays by Lindon Barrett, reviewed in African American Review (forthcoming); Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism by James Zeigler, reviewed in ALH Online Review, Fall 2017; “Proust au Téléphone: Placer la Recherche Sur Écoute,” Transposition, No. 6, 2016.

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