275 Bachelor Hall
513 529 7354
- Associate Professor
- Affliate, Black World Studies
- Affliate, Women’s Studies
- Ph.D. University of California, Riverside, 2001
- B.A. Spelman College
Teaching and Research Interests
- African American literature
- Film and visual culture
- Gay and lesbian studies/queer theory
- Postcolonial literature and theory
- Queer in Black and White: Interraciality, Same Sex Desire, and Contemporary African American Culture. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009.
- “The Wounded City: Ambiguous Subjectivity and the riotous metropolis in Samuel Delany’s Dhalgren,” Forthcoming in The Idea of the City (anthology) 2009.
- “Our Sister Kills Joy: Africa, Nationalism, and Homosexuality,” in Domains (2007).
- “Ironic Soil: Recuperative Rhythms and Negotiated Nationalism.” African American Review. 39: 1-2, 2005. This essay won the African American Review award at the 2006 MLA for Best 20th Century Literature essay of 2005.
- “Brown Like Me: An Essay of Shifting Ideology.” Mixing It Up. Eds. SanSan Kwan and Kenneth Spears. University of Texas Press, Fall 2004.
- “Parallel Perversions: Interracial and Same Sexuality in James Baldwin’s Another Country.” MELUS 26:2 (Winter 2001). 95-115.
- “Vegetarianism without Self-righteousness: The Politics of ‘Consciousness’ and Cultural Identity.” Black Renaissance/Renaissance Noire 2.3 (Winter 1999). 144-152.
- “Demystifying the Tragic Mulatta: The Biracial Woman as Spectacle.” Stanford Black Arts Quarterly 2.3 (Summer/Spring 1997). 12-14.
Work in Progress
Stefanie Dunning is currently at work on her second book project which explores interstitial phenomena in cultures and discourses of transcendence.