Spook(ed): African American Literature, National Security, and the Fictions of Statecraft
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Fellowship Work Summary, 2022–23
Cedric R. Tolliver drafted three chapters of his book-in-progress, Spook(ed): African American Literature, National Security, and the Fictions of Statecraft, and started research on a fourth chapter. He submitted an essay for review at Comparative Literature Studies, “Raising Malcolm’s Ghost: Third World Internationalism, Armed Black Revolt, and Counterintelligence in Lauren Wilkinson’s American Spy.” He drafted a chapter, “1956 Congress of Black Writers,” for inclusion in The Oxford Handbook of the History of the Global South, edited by Anne Garland Mahler, Christopher Lee, and Monica Popescu.