Associate Professor of Instruction
First Year Writing, African American Literature, American Literature, Richard Wright, Zora Neale Hurston, Nella Larsen, William Faulkner, Carl Van Vechten, passing
Dorothy Stringer is a scholar of African American and US literatures, with particular interests in the Harlem Renaissance, Faulkner studies, and interwar photography. She has taught First-Year Writing and English Literature at Temple since 2006.
- “Nella Larsen.” Oxford Bibliographies Online–American Literature. Ed. Jackson R. Bryer and Paul Lauter. New York: Oxford University Press, Spring 2014.
- “Scripture, Psyche and Women in Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘Moses, Man of the Mountain.'” Palimpsest: A Journal on Women, Gender and the Black International.” Forthcoming 2016.
- “Passing and the State in Junot Diaz’s “Drown.” MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the US 38.2 (Summer 2013): 111-126.
- “Not Even Past”: Race, Historical Trauma and Subjectivity in Faulkner, Larsen and Van Vechten. New York: Fordham University Press, 2010. Reviewed in Modernism/Modernity 17.4 (November 2010): 945-7.
- “Psychology and Black Liberation in Richard Wright’s Black Power (1954).” JML: Journal of Modern Literature 32.4 (Summer 2009): 105-124.
- English 0701: Introduction to Academic Discourse
- English 0711: Introduction to Academic Discourse (ESL)
- African American Literature I [1749-1905] and II [1905-1976]
- American Literature I [1600-1860] and II [1860-1976]
- British Literature II [1800-1960]
- The Harlem Renaissance
- Introduction to English Studies
- Representing Race
- Studies in American Modernism: Modernism and Photography