Andreá N. Williams
Andreá N. Williams studies and teaches African American literature and nineteenth-century U.S. literature. Her recent book, Dividing Lines: Class Anxiety and Postbellum Black Fiction (2013), examines the black middle class and class inequality in African American literature from the 1880s to 1900s. Her interests also address black periodicals, labor and class, the works of Sutton E. Griggs, and U.S. women’s writing. Her current research includes a study of the Indianapolis Freeman and a book focusing on unmarried black women in popular culture.
- African American Literature
- American Literature to 1900
- 20th-Century British and American Literature
- PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill