Katherine C. Bassard
BA Wake Forest University
MA Virginia Commonwealth University
PhD Rutgers University
African American literature
Edited. Sketches of Slave Life and From Slave Cabin to the Pulpit by Peter Randolph. Morgantown: West Virginia UP, 2015.
Transforming Scriptures: African American Women Writers and the Bible. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2010.
Spiritual Interrogations: Culture, Gender and Community in Early African American Women’s Writing. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1999.
“Race and the Mind/Body Problem,” in “A Riff, A Call, and A Response: A Forum,” ed. P. Gabrielle Foreman. Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers 31.1 (Spring 2014): 73–75.
“‘And the Greatest of These’: Toni Morrison, the Bible, Love.” Eds. Adrienne Lanier Seward and Justine Tally. Toni Morrison: Memory and Meaning. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2014. 119–131.
“Signs and Wonders: The King James Bible and African American Literature.” The King James Bible after 400 Years: Literary, Linguistic, and Cultural Influences. Ed. Hannibal Hamlin and Norman W. Jones. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010. 294–317.
“Black Archive Fever: New Directions for Early African American Literary Study.” Hermanns Lecture Series. University of Texas, Arlington. 3 Apr. 2014.
“Chosen Stories: Gender, Race and the Archives.” Cornis-Pope Annual Lecture in Media, Art, and Text. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond. 13 Sept. 2013.
Katherine Bassard on “Transforming Scriptures” [streaming audio]. With Good Reason, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.
Faculty photo by Allen Jones – 2015