Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Alphonse Fletcher University Professor

Education: B.A., Yale University (1973)
M.A., University of Cambridge (1974)
Ph.D., University of Cambridge (1979)

Interests: African and African-American Literature; Cultural Theory.

Selected Works:
The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song (2021); The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers (2017); The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Reader (2012); Faces of America (2010); Tradition and the Black Atlantic: Critical Theory in the African Diaspora (2010); Faces of America (film) (2010); In Search of Our Roots (2009); Lincoln on Race and Slavery (edited, 2009); Looking for Lincoln (film) (2009); African American National Biography (co-edited, 2008); African American Lives 2 (film) (2008); Finding Oprah’s Roots (2007).


Contact Information

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