Updates from Vincent Carretta
July 20, 2021 English
Recent works and updates.
Emeritus English professor Vincent Carretta has several recent publications & presentations.
“Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, a Self-Made Man,” in “Black Lives in the Founding Era,” issue 60 of online History Now, Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Summer 2021.
“Phillis Wheatley, a ‘Genius in Bondage,’” in “Black Lives in the Founding Era,” issue 60 of online History Now, Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Summer 2021.
“Black Intellectual History in the Period of Abolition before Abolition,” in Expanding the Boundaries of Black Intellectual History, eds. Brandon R. Byrd and Russell Rickford (Evanston: University of Northwestern Press, 2021).
“Phillis Wheatley and the Rhetoric of Politics and Race,” in African American Political Thought: A Collected History, eds. Melvin Rogers and Jack Turner (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2021).
“Revisiting Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa,” in New Writings on Britain’s Black Past: The Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries, ed. Gretchen Gerzina (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2020).
“Black People of Letters: Authors, Activists, Abolitionists,” in Cambridge History of Black and Asian British Writing, eds. Susheila Nasta and Mark Stein (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020).
Olaudah Equiano, The Interesting Narrative and Other Writings, revised and expanded Penguin edition, 2020.
Carretta has also done 10 public Zoom talks & podcasts between September 2020 and May 2021 on Quobna Ottobah Cugoano, Olaudah Equiano, Ignatius Sancho, and Phillis Wheatley.