Wahneema H. Lubiano
  • Wahneema H. Lubiano

  • Associate Professor
  • African & African American Studies
  • 243G
  • Campus Box 90252
  • Phone: (919) 681-2843
  • Fax: (919) 684-3598
  • Specialties

    • African-American Literature
    • Cultural Studies
  • Research Summary

    Race Studies and Critical Theory
  • Research Description

    Associate Professor of African and African American Studies and Literature (Ph.D., Stanford, 1987). Before coming to Duke she taught at Princeton, the University of Texas at Austin, and Williams College. Her essays and articles have been published in Social Text, Cultural Critique, boundary 2, American Literary History, Callaloo, New Engladn Quarterly, among other publications. She is author of the forthcoming books Messing With the Machine: Politics, Form and African-American Fiction and Like Being Mugged by a Metaphor: "Deep Cover" and Other "Black" Fictions, and editor of The House That Race Built: Black Americans, U.S. Terrain (1996). Her current research interests include African-American literature, African-American popular culture and film, womens' studies, black intellectual history, and nationalism.
  • Education

      • Ph.D.,
      • Stanford University,
      • 1987
      • M.A.,
      • Stanford University,
      • 1987
      • B.A.,
      • Howard University,
      • 1979
  • Recent Publications

      • W Lubiano.
      • (2013).
      • Affect and Rearticulating the Racial "Un-sayables".
      • Cultural Anthropology
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      • W. Lubiano with Jeremy Dean.
      • (Spring, 2008).
      • "Black Studies, Multiculturalism, and Airport Bookshops: An Interview with Wahneema Lubiano".
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      • University of Texas, Austin.
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      • AW Lubiano.
      • (Spring, 2008).
      • Black Studies, Multiulturalism, and Airport Bookshops: An Interview with Wahneema Lubiano.
      • e3w Review of Books
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      • 56-59.
      • W Lubiano.
      • (2008).
      • "Race, Class, and the Politics of Death" (revised & reprinted).
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      • M Schuller and N Gunewardena (Eds.),
      • Capitalizing on Catastrophe: The Globalization of Disaster Assistance
      • AltaMira Press.
      • R Wiegman, W Lubiano and M Hardt.
      • (2007).
      • In the After Life of the Duke Case.
      • Social Text 93
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  • PhD Students

    • Abbie Langston
      • Status: PostPrelim
      • Thesis: Preliminary Examination Committee
    • Jenn Williamson
    • Ali Neff
    • Serena Sebring
    • Raphael Ginsburg
    • Lisa Klarr
    • Alvaro Reyes
      • 2003-2009
      • Status: PostPrelim
    • Karen Francis-McWhite
    • Sara Appel
    • Beatriz Llenin-Figueroa
    • Serena Sebring
    • Alisha Peay
    • Maleda Belilgne
    • Aisha Gaines
    • Stephane Robolin
      • 1999-2006
      • Status: Graduated
    • Mendi Lewis
      • 1998-2006
      • Status: Graduated
    • Rebecca Wanzo
      • 1999-2006
      • Status: Graduated
    • Greg Hampton
      • 1996-2003
      • Status: Graduated
    • David Freeman
      • 1996-2002
      • Status: Graduated
    • Jene Lee
      • 1998-2005
      • Status: Graduated
    • Evie Shockley
      • 1998-2004
      • Status: Graduated
    • Candace Jenkins
      • 1998-2004
    • Eric Owens
      • 2006 - present
      • Status: PostPrelim
    • Michelle Koerner
      • 2005 - 2010
      • Status: PostPrelim
    • Kara Keeling
      • 2002
      • Status: Graduated
    • Michael Innis
      • 2002 - 2006
      • Status: Graduated
    • Amy Frykholm
      • 2000 - 2004
      • Status: Graduated
    • Meg Sweeney
      • 1998 - 2005
      • Status: Graduated
    • Alexis Gumbs
      • 20082010 - present
  • Teaching

    • AAAS 780S.01
      • TEACHING RACE, TEACHING GENDER
      • Friedl Bdg 240
      • W 06:15 PM-08:45 PM