African American Studies
Dr. Effinger-Crichlow teaches:
- Black Women in Literature
- Early Black Writers
- Contemporary Black Writers
- Black Theatre
- African Folklore
- “"Madame Sissieretta Joyner Jones," African American National Biography, 2008” Footsteps,
- “Wordsmiths and Warriors: Early Black Female Writers,” Footsteps,
- “African American Folk Painters: Clementine Hunter & Horrace Pippin,” Footsteps,
- “Review of Sourcebook of African-American Performance: Plays, People, Movements
by Annemarie Bean,” Theatre Journal, The John Hopkins University Press,
- “Rose McClendon: First Lady of the Stage,” Footsteps, 2001.
- “Drama Review of Sydne Mahone’s Moon Marked and Touched by the Sun,” African
American Review Indiana State University, 1997
- BTA (Black Theatre Association for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education)
- BTN (Black Theatre Network)
- MLA (Modern Language Association)
- NYASA (New York African Studies Association)
- " Lecture, "Storytelling in August Wilson's The Piano Lesson," Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, January 2008
- " Project Director, National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Faculty Development Initiative at City Tech entitled Retentions and Transfigurations: The Technological Evolution and Social History of Five New York City Neighborhoods, 2006 - 2007
- " Founder & Organizer, Black Women in Literature Quilting Project at City Tech, 2006 - Present
- " Dramaturg, Passage Theatre, 2007
- " Dramaturg and Contest Judge, Kuntu Repertory Theatre, 2007
- " Lecture, "Storytelling in the African Tradition," Black History Month at City Tech, 2006
- " Conference Paper, What's a Sista' to Do With Her Body?: Marcia Leslie's The Trial of the One-Short Sighted Black Woman Vs. Mammy Louise and Safreeta Mae, 2006
- " Conference Paper, Narratives of Mobility: Pearl Cleage's Flyin' West and Blues for an Alabama Sky, 2004
- “Staging Migrations Toward an American West: From Ida B. Wells to Rhodessa Jones”
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- Northwestern University, Ph.D.
- Yale University, M.A.
- University of Pittsburgh, B.A.