Kevin Quashie teaches black cultural and literary studies and is a professor in the department of English. He is the author or editor of three books, most recently The Sovereignty of Quiet: Beyond Resistance in Black Culture (2012). He is currently writing a book on black aliveness.
Black feminist/women's studies has long been central to Quashie's thinking about blackness. He also writes and teaches on black queer studies and on aesthetics.
|Quashie, Kevin The Black Woman as Artist: The Queer Erotics of Rita Dove's Beulah. Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature/Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature. 2018; 37 (2) : 397-418.|
|Quashie, Kevin To Be (a) One: Notes on Coupling and Black Female Audacity. differences/differences. 2018; 29 (2) : 68-95.|
|Kevin Quashie. "Blessings of Funky Aliveness". 2017;|
"The Quiet of Blackness: Miles Davis and John Coltrane".
2017; : 73-84.
|Kevin Quashie. "Black Masculinity and Queer Gendering in Rita Dove’s Thomas and Beulah". CLA Journal. 2016; 59 (4) : 364-380.|
The Sovereignty of Quiet: Beyond Resistance in Black Culture.
|Kevin Quashie. "More Than You Know: The Quiet Art of Whitfield Lovell". The Massachusetts Review. 2011; 52 (1) : 58-63.|
|Kevin Quashie. "The Trouble with Publicness: Toward a Theory of Black Quiet". African American Review. 2009; 42 (2-3) : 329-343.|
Black Women, Identity, and Cultural Theory: (Un)Becoming the Subject.
|Kevin Quashie. "The Other Dancer as Self: Girlfriend Selfhood in Toni Morrison’s Sula and Alice Walker’s The Color Purple". Meridians: feminism, race and transnationalism. 2001; 2 (1) : 187-217.|
|ENGL 0710V - Death and Dying in Black Literature|
|ENGL 1760Y - Toni Morrison|