A Companion to African-American Studies

A Companion to African-American Studies

Editor(s): Lewis R. Gordon, Jane Anna Gordon

Print ISBN: 9780631235163

Online ISBN: 9780470996645

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996645

Author Biography


About the Author

Lewis R. Gordon is the Laura Carnell University Professor of Philosophy and Religion and Director of the Institute for the Study of Race and Social Thought and the Center for Afro-Jewish Studies at Temple University and Ongoing Visiting Professor of Government and Philosophy at the University of the West Indies at Mona, Jamaica. He is the author of several books, including Her Majesty's Other Children (1997), which won the Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award for Advancing Human Rights, and Existentia Africana: Understanding Africana Existential Thought (2000).


Jane Anna Gordon teaches in the Department of Political Science at Temple University, where she is also an Associate Director of the Institute for the Study of Race and Social Thought. She is author of Why They Couldn't Wait: A Critique of the Black-Jewish Conflict Over Community Control in Ocean Hill-Brownsville, 1967-1971 (2001), and co-editor, with Lewis R. Gordon, of Not Only the Master's Tools: Theoretical Explorations in African-American Studies (2005).

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