Sandra M. Grayson, Professor
PhD, University of California, Riverside
MA, California State University, Long Beach
BA, Hawaii Pacific University
African American Literature and Film
African Literature and Film
Other Relevant Activities:
Editor, Network 2000: In the Spirit of the Harlem Renaissance, 1994-present
Editor, Langston Hughes Colloquy, 2000-present
Visions of the Third Millennium: Black Science Fiction Novelists Write the Future, Africa World Press, 2003.
Symbolizing the Past: Reading Sankofa, Daughters of the Dust, and Eve's Bayou as Histories, University Press of America, 2000.
"Screen Jelimusow: Black Women Independent Filmmakers." African Spirit and Black Nationalism: A Discourse in African and African American Studies. Lagos, Nigeria: Foresight Press, 2003.
"Black Women and American Slavery: Forms of Resistance." Sharpened Edge: Women of Color, Resistance, and Writing. Praeger, 2003.
"Djibril Diop Mambety: A Retrospective." Research in African Literatures, 2001.
"'Spirits of Asona Ancestors Come': Reading Asante Signs in Haile Gerima's Sankofa." College Language Association Journal, 1998.
"Encoding and Decoding: The Ifa Worldview in 'The King Buzzard' and 'Transmigration.'" College Language Association Journal, 1997.
"Signs, Symbols, and Slave Culture: Representations in Black Thunder." Trotter Review, 1996.