Michael Awkward

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Michael Awkward

Gayl A. Jones Collegiate Professor of Afro-American Literature and Culture, Professor of English

Phone: 734.764.0444
michawk@umich.edu

  • About

    Professor Awkward's primary interests include 20th century Black American literature, especially post-World War II; the impact of gender on the study of Black American expressive culture (especially novels, r & b music, and film); and Black American autobiography (slave narrative to the present) as well as contemporary American autobiography.