Women and Gender Studies Department {College of Liberal & Creative Arts}

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Chinosole (Emerita)


Retired, Spring 2003

In 1970 Chinosole served as the first acting dean of what is now Ethnic Studies and as a full-time professor in Black Studies.

In 1989 she served as Chair of Women and Gender Studies. She specialized in the literatures of the African Diaspora with an emphasis on Black feminist theory and literature and autobiography. She authored African Diaspora and Autobiographics: Skeins of Self and Skin, published 2001 by Peter Lang Publishers.

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