University of Mississippi

Paula W. White

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Education:
      Ph.D. English, University of Arkansas, 2017.               
      M.A. English, Jackson State University, 2010.
      B.A., with Distinction, English, Jackson State University, 2007.
 
Teaching and Research Interests: 
      Contemporary African American Literature
      Black Feminist Literary Studies
      Black Masculinity Studies
      Southern Literature
 
Publications: 
     “Individualism and the Pull of Tradition in Things Fall Apart and The Joys of Motherhood” in Achebe’s Women: Imagism and Power African Press, 2012: 301-08. Print.
      White Faces in Black Spaces: The Dilemma of William Styron’s Nat Turner” in Black Magnolias: A Literary Journal. (Vol. 6.1)  Spring 2012: 5-16. Print.
 
Courses:
      Major African American Writers
      African American Literature Survey since 1920
      Studies in Southern Literature
      Survey of Southern Literature
      Women in the South
      Special Topics in Gender and Literature
      Literary Interpretation