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Carter Mathes

Carter Mathes

Carter Mathes

Associate Professor, Rutgers University

E: cmathes@rci.rutgers.edu
P: 849.932.7947


Professor Mathes is a specialist in African American Literature, Twentieth Century Literature, and African Diaspora Studies. He is currently writing a book entitled, Imagine the Sound: Experimental Form in Post-Civil Rights African American Literature. This study examines the relationship between sound, social transformation, and literary innovation during the shifting racial climate of the 1960s-1980s. In a related project, he is co-editing a volume of essays on Black Arts Movement writer and critic Larry Neal. Professor Mathes is presently a member of the Rutgers Committee on New Directions in Caribbean Studies and is planning a second project that focuses on the circulation of black radical thought between Jamaica and the United States during the late 20th century.


African American Literature; Twentieth Century Literature;
African Diaspora Studies