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Stacy Morgan

Stacy Morgan

Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Education

  • B.A., Wesleyan University
  • Ph.D., Emory University

About


Faculty Research

  • 20th-century visual arts
  • African American art history and literature
  • Folklore
  • Film
  • Popular culture

Faculty Teaching

  • Contemporary America (AMS 231)
  • African American Folk Art (AMS 321)
  • African American Art (AMS 341)
  • Writer & Artist in America (AMS 421/521)
  • Popular Culture in America (AMS 422/522)
  • Race & Essentialism in American Culture (AMS 492/592)
  • American Folklore (AMS 492/AMS 592)
  • Art Worlds & American Values (AMS 492/592)

Selected Publications

Books

Journal Articles

  • “‘Anything I Can Stick a Needle In’: An Interview with Yvonne Wells.” Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics 31 (2011): 63-104.
  • “Hughie Lee-Smith and Cold War Aesthetics of Alienation.” International Review of African American Art 23.1 (Spring 2010): 16-25.
  • “‘John Henry Had a Little Woman . . .’: Race and Gender Ideologies in the Adaptations of a Folk Legend, 1931-1947.” Columbia Journal of American Studies (2007): 55-93.
  • “Clementine Hunter and Melrose Plantation.” American Art 19 (Spring 2005): 25-28.
  • “Migration, Material Culture, and Identity in William Attaway’s Blood on the Forge and Harriette Arnow’s The Dollmaker.” College English 63.6 (July 2001): 712-740.
  • “‘The Strange and Wonderful Workings of Science’: Race Science and Essentialism in George Schuyler’s Black No More.” CLA Journal 42.3 (March 1999): 331-352.
  • “Dust Tracks Untrampled by the Dinosaur of History: The Ibo’s Landing and Flying Africans Narratives as Mythic Counter-Memory.” Sycamore: A Journal of American Culture 1.1 (Spring 1997).

Reviews

  • The Other Blacklist: The African American Literary and Cultural Left of the 1950s. By Mary Helen Washington. New York: Columbia UP, 2014.  In Resources for American Literary Study 39 (2017).