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Carlyle Van Thompson, Ph.D.

Professor

School/Division

Center for Worker Education

Department

Office

25 Broadway 7th Floor

p: (212) 925-6625

f: (212) 925-0963

e: cthompson@ccny.cuny.edu

  • Education

    Ph.D., Columbia University
    Master of Phil., Columbia University
    Master of Arts, Columbia University
    Bachelor of Arts, City College (CWE)

  • Courses Taught

     Black Women Writers After World War II

     Literature of the Harlem Renaissance

     African Literature



  • Publications

     Black Outlaws: Race, Law, and Male Subjectivity in African American Literature and Culture.  New York: Peter Lang Publishing Inc., 2010.

    Eating the Black Body: Miscegenation as Sexual Consumption in African American Literature and Culture.  New York: Peter Lang Publishing Inc., 2006.

    The Tragic Black Buck: Racial Masquerading in the American Literary Imagination.  New York: Peter Lang Publishing Inc., 2004.

    Scholarly Articles

    "'Makin A Way Outta No Way': The Dangerous Business of Masquerade in Nella Larsen's Passing" Women in Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory 29 15.1 (2005): 79-104.

     "'Circles and Circles of Sorrow': Decapitation in Toni Morrison's Sula. CLA Journal Vol. XLVII No. 2 December (2003): 137-174.

     "Constituting Character in Science, Law, and African American Literature" Review Vol. 24 (2002): 99-110.

    From a Hog to a Black Man: Black Male Subjectivity and Ritualistic Lynching in Ernest J. Gaines's A Lesson Before Dying" CLA Journal Vol. XLV No 3. March (2002): 279-310.



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