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Angelita Reyes

AngelitaReyes@asu.edu

Professor
School of Social Transform
Faculty
Mail Code: 6403

(480)965-4399

Bio

Professor,School of Social Transformation  and the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Education

Ph.D., University of Iowa, Comparative Literature, (1986)

An award-winning author, scholar-teacher, and consultant, Dr. Angelita Reyes is a distinct voice in today's national and global arena of new approaches for social and organizational transformation. Dr. Reyes is an affiliate faculty of Women and Gender Studies and the School for International Letters and Cultures. She is also a Barrett College Honors Professor.

Dr. Reyes is the author of Mothering ACROSS Cultures:  Postcolonial Representations (2002) which received the Choice Outstanding Academic Title in Language and Literature and nominated for the Modern Language Association's William Sanders Scarborough Prize (2003). She has two edited books on African literature and she has numerous articles in national and international journals. Dr. Reyes was a faculty curator of the multi-media exhibition, Dynamic Journey:  Transformations of Slavery-Era Spaces, Routes and Sounds (2007). The exhibition was sponsored by the ASU Herberger College of Fine Arts Collaborative Research and Creativity Grant. 

Dr. Reyes has keynoted and presented at seminars and conferences in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and Africa.  In 2007, she was invited to Kazakhstan, Central Asia, by the US Department of State to establish lectures on ethnicity and African American cultures in the United States.

Her current work on vernacular architecture and material culture established the naming of a standing pre-Civil War slave cabin in southern Virginia to the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia National Register. In 2015, Reyes implemented a team research grant awarded by the Carnegie Humanities Investment Fund grant for the historic preservation site. The site subsequently was awarded the prestigious Virginia historical highway marker.

Courses

Fall 2016

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
AFR 210 Intro African American Studies
AFR 354 African Amer Lit:Harlem/Presen
AFR 492 Honors Directed Study
AFR 493 Honors Thesis
AFR 498 Pro-Seminar
AFR 499 Individualized Instruction
ENG 354 Af/Am Lit: Harlem Renais-Pres

Spring 2016

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
AFR 365 Unruly Voices
AFR 492 Honors Directed Study
ENG 354 Af/Am Lit: Harlem Renais-Pres
ENG 364 Women and Literature
WST 364 Unruly Voices

Fall 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
AFR 492 Honors Directed Study
AFR 493 Honors Thesis
AFR 499 Individualized Instruction

Spring 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
AFR 365 Unruly Voices
AFR 492 Honors Directed Study
WST 364 Unruly Voices

Fall 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
AFR 191 First Year Seminar
AFR 301 Race/Racism/African Diaspora
AFR 354 African Amer Lit:Harlem/Presen
AFR 492 Honors Directed Study
AFR 493 Honors Thesis
AFR 499 Individualized Instruction
ENG 354 Af/Am Lit: Harlem Renais-Pres
JUS 300 Race and Racism in Africa

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
AFR 492 Honors Directed Study
ENG 538 Studies Mod/Contemp Amer Lit

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
AFH 354 African Amer Lit:Harlem/Presen
AFH 364 Unruly Voices
AFR 492 Honors Directed Study
AFR 493 Honors Thesis
AFR 499 Individualized Instruction
ENG 354 Af/Am Lit: Harlem Renais-Pres
WST 364 Unruly Voices

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
AFR 492 Honors Directed Study
AFR 498 Pro-Seminar
AFR 598 Special Topics
ENG 459 Studies African Amer/Carib Lit
ENG 598 Special Topics

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
AFH 354 African Amer Lit:Harlem/Presen
AFH 364 Unruly Voices
AFR 492 Honors Directed Study
AFR 493 Honors Thesis
AFR 499 Individualized Instruction
ENG 354 Af/Am Lit: Harlem Renais-Pres
WST 364 Unruly Voices

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
AFR 492 Honors Directed Study
AFR 498 Pro-Seminar
AFR 598 Special Topics
ENG 504 Cross-Cultural Studies

Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Reyes,Angelita * , Reyes,Angelita * , Barton,Craig Evan , Gilfillan,Daniel , Sadowski-Smith,Claudia , Tebeau,Mark Thomas , . CHIF: Interdisciplinary High-Impact Place Studies Project : Patrick Robert Parker Sydnor Historic Site Mecklenburg County VA (ASUF 30005923). ASUF (1/1/2014 - 12/31/2016).

* principal investigator

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