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Kevin Frank

Kevin Frank

Associate Professor English, Baruch College

Kevin Frank attained his PhD and MA from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his BA from the University of Southern California. He was also a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at Yale University. A Guyanese native, Professor Frank has an abiding interest in literature and culture of the African and Asian Diasporas, particularly Anglophone Caribbean, but also U.S. and “Black” British. His concentration also encompasses Victorian and modern British studies pertinent to his focus on colonial, neocolonial, and postcolonial issues. ‘Whether Beast or Human’: the Cultural Legacies of Dread, Locks, and Dystopia.” Small Axe: a Caribbean Journal of Criticism 23 = 11:2 (Summer 2007), 42-62. (Historicizes and delineates the racial exploitation of one of the most potent Caribbean symbols, dreadlocks.)