Sam Moodie

|Associate Professor

My primary interests are in Poetry and Caribbean literature. I teach courses in Caribbean literature, African diasporic literature, and American, British, and Caribbean poetry.


Sanborn, Room 011
HB 6032


  • B.A. Colgate University
  • Ph.D. Rutgers University

Selected Publications

  • “Triangular Voyages: Locating the Transnational Caribbean Woman in Paule Marshall’s ‘To Da-duh, in Memoriam.’” Special Issue Editor Jennifer Williams. Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism, (Fall 2017).

  • “Satire in the Black Americas: Transnational Problematizations in Chappelle’s Show and Ity and Fancy Cat.” Contemporary African American Satire. Eds. James J. Donahue and Derek Maus. (Summer 2015, University Press of Mississippi).

  • “In Her Own Image: Literary and Visual Representations of Selfhood in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye and Jamaica Kincaid’s Annie John.” Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism, 12.1 (Spring 2014)

  • Humor in the Caribbean Literary Canon, New Caribbean Studies Series, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

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