Laval Duncan

Faculty Profile

Associate Professor - Teaching
ad4481@wayne.edu

Department

English; African American Studies

Office

5057 Woodward, Suite 9307.1 Detroit, MI 48202

Selected Publications

 Co-Interview with Kathryne Lindberg, “The Continuity of Living for Change: An Interview with Grace Lee Boggs” (Social Text, No. 67 (Summer 2001), 43-73.

"Scene and Life Cycle in Ernest Gaines' Bloodline," Callaloo,Volume I, No. 3 (May 1978), 85-101. Reprinted March 2004 by Thomson-Gale in Short Story Criticism Volume 67 (SSC-67) Hardcover and Online

Courses taught

Intro to Poetry - ENG 2100

American Books - ENG 2310

Introduction to African-American Literature - ENG 2390

American Literature to 1865 - ENG 3130

American Literature since 1865 - ENG 3140

Black Detroit: Stories of Old Timers - ENG 5480/AFS 5310

Detroit Poetry: “Can’t Forget the Motor City” - ENG 5480/AFS 5310

Modern American Literature - ENG 5450

Studies in American Literature of the Twentieth Century - ENG 7410

Special Topics: African American Autobiography - ENG 7450

Special Topics: Acts of Autobiograph - ENG 7450

 

Research Description

American and African American Literary & Cultural Studies; Detroit Oral History and Poetry

Affiliated Departments