Profiles in "Africana Language, Literature, and Culture" Expertise Area
- El Hamel's research focuses mainly on issues of power/class, slavery, race/ethnicity, gender and social justice.
- Anokye is a sociolinguist with research on African Diaspora orality and literacy, folklore, discourse analysis and oral history specializing in Ghanaian culture, religion, storytelling, dance and social justice.
- Moore has taught American and African American religious history at William and Mary; the University of Missouri-Columbia; and Arizona State University.
- Joslin's interdisciplinary research on African literature and film combine aesthetic theories of representation and socio-cultural interpretations of texts in order to reimagine global discourses within a humanistic framework.