Grey Gundaker Visiting Scholar

Duane A. and Virginia S. Dittman Chair in American Studies and Anthropology, College of William & Mary

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Professor Gundaker's research investigates literacies and sign systems, ideologies of race and landscape in the Black Atlantic, sacred sites in the African Diaspora, and the politics of everyday interaction. Her teaching interests include material culture, religion, arts, and education in the U.S. and the African Diaspora, as well as theory and methods in cultural studies and anthropology.

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Selected Publications

No Space Hidden: The Spirit of African American Yard Work, Grey Gundaker and Judith McWillie. University of Tennessee Press, 2005.

Keep Your Head to the Sky: Interpreting African American Home Ground edited by Grey Gundaker, with the assistance of Tynes Cowan. University Press of Virginia, 1998.

Signs of Diaspora, Diaspora of Signs: Literacies, Creolization, and Vernacular Practice in African America. Oxford University Press, 1998.

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