Published Work


The Black Wave: The New Negro Renaissance in Interwar Germany, Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Press. Under Consideration.


“The Circumstances of Color: The Jim Crow Translation of Jonny spielt auf,” Modern Drama, University of Toronto Press, accepted, under revision.

“‘Bury the gold again before the Europeans bring us their culture’”: Witzblätter and the Paradox of German Anti-Colonialism,” German Studies Review 44, no 1, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2021.

“Staging the Great Migration: The Chocolate Kiddies and the German Experience of the New Negro Renaissance,” Modernism/modernity. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. Print Plus. 2019.

“Memories of the Civil War in Popular Song,” in The Black Experience in America, Vol. II.  Edited by Gayle T. Tate and Edward Ramsamy. Dubuque: Kendall Hunt Publishing, 2011.


“We are the Music: An Interview with Step Afrika!’s former Artistic Director Jakari Sherman,” The Black Scholar, New York, NY: Routledge. Forthcoming.


“Covarrubias”; “The Half-Century”; “Lafayette Theater”; “Reiss, Winold,” Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. Forthcoming.

“The Attica Prison Riot and Uprising”; “Bond, Julian”; “Douglas, Emory”; “Scott-Heron, Gil,” Black Power Encyclopedia: From “Black is Beautiful” to Urban Uprisings. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2018.

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