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Profile: Konstantina Karageorgos

Title: Frederick Donald Sober Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D., University of Michigan  2015

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Research Interests

Primary Interests

African American and black diasporic literature, the African American novel in the period of decolonization, black aesthetics, Marxism.

Secondary Interests

Jewish American literature, post-45 European philosophy, Afro-pessimism. 



“Richard Wright’s Poetic Marxism.” Lineages of the Literary Left. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. (July 2015)
“Deep Marxism: Richard Wright’s The Outsider and the Making of a Postwar Aesthetic.” Mediations. ( March 2015)
“Art, Politics, and Ethnic Identity” Journal of the American Hellenic Institute Foundation. Spring 2015, Volume 6.
“Feminisms, Existential.” The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies. (Under contract).
“Toward a New Blueprint.” Rev. essay of Stephanie Brown’s The Postwar African American Novel: Protest and Discontent, 1945-1950. South Atlantic Quarterly. (Volume 77 Issue 34)
“Reintroducing Sarah Wright.” Against the Current. May/June 2014, Issue 170, p.26-30.
“Mapping the African-American Literary Left.” Against the Current. (September/October 2012, Issue 160. p.30-34.

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