Claudia Rosemary May

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Claudia Rosemary May

Visiting Scholar



Dr. Claudia May is a specialist in African American, Black British, and Anglophone Caribbean literature and popular culture, and Reconciliation Studies. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. She has over twelve years’ experience in higher education teaching literature and academic writing courses. Her writings have been published by Oxford University Press, Taylor & Francis, Walter de Gruyter, Lexington Books, Augsburg Fortress, and Routledge, among others. Recent articles include “Airing Dirty Laundry: Representations of Domestic Laborers in the Works of African American Women Writers” (Feminist Formations, Spring 2015) and “Nothing Powerful like Words Spoken: Black British ‘Femcees’, and the Sampling of Hip Hop as a Theoretical Trope’” (Cultural Studies, 2012).