Associate Professor of Humanities

Dr. Levecq has a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  She has taught at various universities, including the University of Notre-Dame, Loyola University Chicago, and Michigan State University.  In 1998-’99, she was a Resident Fellow at the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research at Harvard University.  She is trilingual (English, French, and Dutch).

Courses Taught

HUMN 201: Introduction to the Humanities
LIT 310: African American Literature
LIT 391: Literatures of the African Diaspora
LIT 309: Literatures of Multicultural America
LIT 304: American Literature and Philosophy
LIT 351: Reading French Literatures

African American Literature, Literatures of the African Diaspora, American Literature

Dr. Levecq's Research Profile

Dr. Levecq’s book, Slavery and Sentiment: The Politics of Feeling in Black Atlantic Antislavery Writings, 1770-1850, was published by the University Press of New England in 2008.  Her peer-reviewed articles have appeared in, among others, Contemporary Literature, Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, Texas Studies in Literature and Language, African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal, African American Review, Obsidian III: Literature in the African Diaspora, and Novel: A Forum on Fiction. 

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