Ivy Wilson

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Professor Wilson teaches courses on the comparative literatures of the black diaspora and U.S. literary studies with a particular emphasis on African American culture. His book, Specters of Democracy: Blackness and the Aesthetics of Nationalism, interrogates how the figurations and tropes of blackness were used to produce the social equations that regulated the cultural meanings of U.S. citizenship and traces how African American intellectuals manipulated the field of aesthetics as a means to enter into political discourse about the forms of subjectivity and national belonging. His current research interests focus on the solubility of nationalism in relationship to theories of the diaspora, global economies of culture, and circuits of the super-national and sub-national.

Education/Academic qualification

African American Studies and English, PhD, Yale University

… → 2002

African American Studies and English, MPhil, Yale University

… → 1999

African American Studies and English, MA, Yale University

… → 1998

American Studies and English, BA, Stanford University

… → 1995

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