Peer-Reviewed Articles, Book Chapters, Book Reviews

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters:

“Ted Joans, the Other Jones: Jazz Poet, Black Power Missionary and Surrealist Interpreter.” Forthcoming in Radical Dreams: Surrealism and Counterculture, Abigail Susik and Elliot King eds. (Pennsylvania University Press). (forthcoming)

“Amiri Baraka and the Dream of Unity Music,” Some Other Blues: New Perspectives on Amiri Baraka, Jean-Philippe Marcoux ed. Ohio State University Press (2021): 108-120.

“Juste Chanlatte: A Haitian Life.” Journal of Haitian Studies 25.1 (2019): 39-65.

Droit du Seigneur, Slavery, and Nation in the Poetry of Edward Rushton.” Studies in Romanticism 56.1 (2017): 15-35. PDF

“Capturing the Likeness of Henry I of Haiti, 1805-1822,” Atlantic Studies 14.2 (2016): 127-151. Co-authored with Tabitha McIntosh. PDF

“Writing over Haiti: Black Avengers in Martin Delany’s Blake,” Studies in American Fiction 41.2 (2014): 175-199. PDF

“Sable Warriors and Neglected Tars: Edward Rushton’s Atlantic Politics,” Race, Romanticism and the Atlantic, Paul Youngquist ed., Ashgate (2013): 125-144. PDF

“Insights on ‘Lord Hoth” and Ottobah Cugoano,” Notes and Queries 59 (2012): 367-369. PDF

“Chester Himes, Boris Vian, and the Transatlantic Politics of Racial Representation,” African American Review 43.2-3 (Spring/Fall 2009): 247-262. PDF

“‘Our Hero’: Toussaint Louverture in British Representations,” Criticism 50.4 (2008): 581-607. PDF

“’Rock and a Hard Place’: Last Exit to Brooklyn, New York, Selby et le rock.” Volume! 1.2 (2002) (in French): 85-100. PDF

Book Reviews:

Thieving Three-Fingered Jack by Frances Botkin and Black Marxism by Cedric Robinson. Collaborative review with Gabriella I. Johnson. Romantic Circles. January 4th, 2021.

The Unfinished Revolution: Haiti, Black Sovereignty and Power in the 19th- Century Atlantic World by Karen Salt. New West Indian Guide 94.3-4 (2020): 323-324.

The Sonic Color Line: Race and the Cultural Politics of Listening by Jennifer Lynn Stoever (review). Ars Lyrica 26 (2019): 104-107.

An Islandwide Struggle for Freedom: Revolution, Emancipation, and Reenslavement in Hispaniola, 1789-1809 by Graham T. Nessler. Bulletin of Latin American Research 37.3 (July 2018): 373-5. PDF

Dangerous Creole Liaisons: Sexuality and Nationalism in French Caribbean Discourses from 1806 to 1897 by Jacqueline Couti (review). H-France Review 18.58 (2018). PDF

The Haitian Revolution in the Literary Imagination: Radical Horizons, Conservative Constraints by Philip Kaisary (review). Comparative Literature Studies 52.4 (2015): e1-e3. PDF

The Colonial System Unveiled by Baron de Vastey, trans. And ed. Chris Bongie (review). Research in African Literatures 46.3 (Fall 2015): 243-244. PDF

The Noir Atlantic: Chester Himes and the Birth of the Francophone African Crime Novel by Pim Higginson (review). French Forum 39.2-3 (Spring/Fall 2014): 215-217. PDF

Racism on the Victorian Stage: Representation of Slavery and the Black Character, by Hazel Waters. African American Review 42.2 (2008): 24-27. PDF