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Omari Weekes

Omari Weekes

Omari Weekes is an assistant professor of English and American Ethnic Studies at Willamette University. His primary scholarly work thinks through the affective dimensions of sex and spirituality in 20th- and 21st-century African American literature.

Student in a Black Studies class in a west side Chicago classroom, 1973

African American Studies: Foundations and Key Concepts

This non-exhaustive list of readings in African American Studies highlights the vibrant history of the discipline and introduces the field.