Kathy Glass

McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Department of English

College Hall 629
Phone: 412.396.1424


Ph.D., Literature, UC San Diego, 2004
M.A., Literature, UC San Diego, 2000
B.A., English, UCLA, 1994

Kathy L. Glass, Associate Professor of English at Duquesne University, specializes in nineteenth-century African American literature. She has published on the topics of race, gender, spirituality, and nation.



Courting Communities: Black Female Nationalism and Syncre-Nationalism in the Nineteenth-
Century North (Routledge, 2006).

Politics and Affect in Black Women's Fiction (Lexington, 2018).

Book Chapters

"Nella Larsen's Spiritual Strivings." In A Companion to the Harlem
Renaissance, edited by Cherene Sherrard-Johnson. (Blackwell 2015)

"Race-ing the Curriculum: Reflections on a Pedagogy of Social Change." In Exploring Race in Predominantly White Classrooms: Scholars of Color Reflect, edited by Maria Lupe Davidson and George Yancy. (Routledge Press, 2014).

"Calling all Sisters: Continental Philosophy and Black Feminist Theory." In Convergences:
Black Women and Continental Philosophy, edited by Maria Lupe Davidson, Kathryn
Gines, and Donna-Dale Marcano. (SUNY Press, 2010).

"Love Matters: bell hooks on Political Resistance and Change." In Critical Perspectives on bell
hooks, edited by George Yancy and Maria Del Guadalupe Davidson. (Routledge,

Journal Articles

"Maya Angelou: In Memoriam." KALFOU 2.2 (2015): 379-382.

"Tending to the Roots: The Sociopolitical Activism of Anna Julia Cooper." Meridians 6.1
(2005): 23-55.