207C Vaughan Lit
Grégory Pierrot (Ph.D. Penn State) teaches courses in American and African American Literature. His current research focuses on literary traditions of the black Atlantic and on the Haitian Revolution.
He co-edited with Paul Youngquist a critical edition of Marcus Rainsford's An Historical Account of the Black Empire of Hayti (Duke UP, forthcoming) and is currently working on an English translation of the French jazz criticism classic Free Jazz/Black Power by Philippe Carles and Jean-Louis Comolli.
African American Literature, Race and Nation, Cultural Studies, Music in Literature
"Sable Warriors and Neglected Tars: Edward Rushton's Atlantic Politics," Race, Romanticism and the Atlantic, Paul Youngquist ed., Ashgate. Forthcoming (2012).
"Chester Himes, Boris Vian, and the Transatlantic Politics of Racial Representation," African American Review 43.2-3 (Spring/Fall 2009): 247-262.
"'Our Hero': Toussaint Louverture in British Representations," Criticism 50.4 (2008): 581-607.
"'Rock and a hard place': Last Exit to Brooklyn, New York, Selby et le rock." Volume! 1.2 (2002) (in French).