Kristina Huang is a doctoral candidate in the English Department at the The Graduate Center, CUNY. Her dissertation, “Toward a Black Enlightenment: The Social Life of Black Thought in the Long Eighteenth Century,” examines the diverse forms through which black life and community appeared in the Anglophone Atlantic world of the long eighteenth century. She is a 2015-2016 Dissertation Fellow at the Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean (IRADAC), and she is a 2015-2016 Fellow with The Graduate Center’s Mellon Committee on Globalization and Social Change. Kristina teaches literature and composition writing at CUNY.
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