Our Faculty

Ama Wattley

Associate Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

English and Modern Language Studies

Location
  • @Pleasantville
    Choate House 252

Education


BA , Queens College

MA , Rutgers University

PhD , Rutgers University

PRESENTATIONS


Wattley, A. (2015, June 4). Eastern Regional Conference. Breaking the Bonds of the Past: The Cathartic Quality of the Blues in Aishah Rahman's "Transcendental Blues". National Association of African American Studies, Tampa, Florida

Wattley, A. (2014, February). Transforming the World Through Knowledge and Service. “Examining Performance.”. Mellon-Mays Fellows Professional Network Inaugural Conference., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wattley, A. (2014, February). Transforming the World Through Knowledge and Service. “'Death is Better than Slavery: Matrilineal Infanticide in Toni Morrison's Beloved and Shirley Graham's 'It's Morning'". Mellon-Mays Fellows Professional Network Inaugural Conference., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

RESEARCH INTEREST


African American Literature ; African American Drama; 19th & 20th Century American Literature

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • College Language Association
  • Modern Language Association
  • National Association of African American Studies

COLLEGE SERVICE

  • Dyson Sabbatical Committee [Committee Member]

UNIVERSITY SERVICE


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