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  • Dawn Duke is Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese. She is Chair of the Africana Studies Program and faculty in the Latin American Studies and Cinema Studies Programs. Her graduate studies were completed at UNICAMP, the University of Guyana,...More

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  • University of Tennessee
    • Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures
    • Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
    • August 2003 to Present

    Dawn Duke is Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese. She is Vice Chair of Africana Studies and faculty in the Latin American Studies and Cinema Studies Programs. Her graduate studies were completed at UNICAMP, the University of Guyana, and the University of Pittsburgh where she completed her PhD in 2003. Her research focuses on Afro-Latin American Literature with a special interest in women's writings. Her book, Literary Passion, Ideological Commitment: Toward a Legacy of Afro-Cuban and Afro-Brazilian Women Writers (Bucknell University Press 2008) proposes a tradition of Afro-Hispanic and Afro-Brazilian women's writings initiated primarily during the nineteenth century and continuing with ever-increasing success into the twenty-first century. Her edited volume published in 2016 by Editora Nandyala of Brazil is A Escritora Afro-Brasileira: Ativismo e Arte Literária. She is one of the editors of Celluloid Chains: Slavery in the Americas through Film, to be released in June 2018 by the University of Tennessee Press.

EDUCATION

  • University of Pittsburgh
    • PhD
    • August 1999 to December 2003

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