Duriel Harris

Creative Writing Associate Professor
Editor, Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora
  • BIOGRAPHY
  • Poet/performer and sound artist, Duriel E. Harris is: author three books including, No Dictionary of a Living Tongue (Nightboat 2017); Editor of Obsidian: and creator of Thingification—a one-woman show.
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • ENG 247.01Sec 001 Intermediate Creative Writing:Poetry
  • ENG 125.Sec 006 Literary Narrative
  • ENG 591.Sec 011 Practicum (Internship) In College Teaching
  • ENG 599.Sec 006 Research And Dissertation
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Poetry Writing
    Poetics
    African American Literature
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Improvisation and Black aesthetics, Memory and Trauma Studies, WOC Feminisms, Digital Technologies and the African Diaspora, 18th and 19th century African American Literature, Oppositional/Experimental poetics, Performance Studies
  • BA Literature
  • Yale University
  • New Haven, Connecticut
  • MA English and American Literature
  • New York University
  • New York , New York
  • Ph D English, Programs for Writiters
  • University of Illinois
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • PRESENTATIONS
  • Speleology (poetry video with Scott Rankin). 2011
  • Speleology
  • 2011