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Sharon Beckford-Foster

Associate Professor

Department of English
College of Liberal Arts

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Sharon Beckford-Foster

Associate Professor

Department of English
College of Liberal Arts

Education

BA, MA, Ph.D., York University (Canada)

Bio

PROFILE

• Advisor: Global Literatures and Cultures Minor

• I am a fellow at the Centre for Feminist Research and an associate fellow at the Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) at York University.

RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS

• African American Literature
• Postcolonial Literatures
• Canadian Literature
• Literary and Cultural Theory
• African Diaspora Studies
• Digital Humanities
• Transnational Studies
• Women’s and Gender Studies

COURSES

• African American Literature, Music, and Culture
• Caribbean Literature
• Latin American Literature
• Art of Poetry
• Modern Poetry
• The Short Story
• Travel Writing

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Full Length Book
Beckford, Sharon Morgan. Naturally Woman: The Search for Self in Black Canadian Women's Literature. 1st ed. : Inanna Publications and Education Inc., 2011. Print.