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Shauna M. Morgan

Current Research & Teaching Topics
  • Literatures of the African Diaspora (African American, Black British, Anglophone Caribbean Literature)
  • Black Liberation
  • Neo-anticolonialism and Decoloniality
  • Black Poetry and Poetics
  • South Asian & Indo-Caribbean Literature




Selected Publications:

Peer-reviewed Articles

“For the "Dark Star": Reading Womanism and Black Womanhood in the Novels of Caryl Phillips.” ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature 48.3-4

 “Neocolonialism and Ethnic Gerrymandering in the North American Academy.” College Language Association Journal 60.2 

 “A Problematic Agency: The Power of Capital and a Burgeoning Black Middle Class in Edward P. Jones’s The Known World.” South Atlantic Review 79.1-2 

Book Reviews

Caryl Phillips: Writing in the Key of Life edited by Bénédicte Ledent and Daria Tunca and Mobility at Large: Globalization, Textuality, and Innovative Travel Writing by Justin D. Edwards and Rune Graulund. Journal of Postcolonial Writing 49.2 

Arab France: Islam and the Making of Modern Europe, 1791-1831 by Ian Coller. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies.74:3 


“Specter” and “Midnight Feeding.” the A-Line: a journal of progressive thought 

“Molasses” and “Omi Adura.” A Gathering Together 

Fear of Dogs & Other Animals. Boston: Central Square Press