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John Dudley

John Dudley
Associate Professor
English, College of Arts & Sciences
UD Dakota Hall 211
Phone: 605-677-5229
John Dudley, Associate Professor and Chair of the English Department at the University of South Dakota, is the author of A Man’s Game: Masculinity and the Anti-Aesthetics of American Literary Naturalism (University of Alabama Press, 2004). He is currently working on a study of African American literature and culture between 1890 and 1928, with an emphasis on the role of music, aesthetics, and material culture in developing notions of racial identity.
Teaching Interests:
American Literature, Realism and Naturalism, African American Literature and Culture, Gender Studies, Western American Literature
Research Interests:
American Literary Naturalism, Western American Literature, African American Literature and Culture
  • Ph D, English, Tulane University, 2000
  • MA, English, University of Virginia, 1988
  • BA, English, Cornell University, 1987