Essays

Short Essays, Reviews, Journalism, and Interviews
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Review of Sugar in the Blood: A Family’s Story of Slavery and Empire, by Andrea Stuart, and The Story of Land and Sea, by Katy Simpson Smith: “Slavery, Intimacy, and Re-crafting History,” The Graduate Center Advocate (print). 4 December 2014.

Review of Johnson’s Dictionary, by David Dabydeen: “Conjugating Lines of Beauty,” Small Axe Salon (online). 22 October 2014.

On Archives and Contrapuntal Reading in a Digital Age.” ABOPublic: An Interactive Forum for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830 (online). 25 August 2014.

…These Ghosts Rise Up.” Warscapes Magazine (online). 29 July 2014.

Mentoring Future Faculty of Color: A Brief Conversation with Chris Eng and Melissa Phruksachart.” The Graduate Center Advocate (print). 1 May 2014.

Beyond Crossroads: Representing the Caribbean,with Jonathan Hill. Small Axe Salon (online). 31 August 2012.

Review of Atlantic Creoles in the Age of Revolutions, by Jane G. Landers: Revolutionary Lives of the Atlantic.” Small Axe Salon (online). 16 December 2011.

Richard Ledes on Haiti and Horror Movies.” Social Text Journal (online). 2 August 2010.