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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.


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


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.