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Jacqueline Goldsby is Thomas E. Donnelly Professor of African American Studies and English at Yale University, where she also currently chairs the Department of African American Studies. She is the author of the prizewinning A Spectacular Secret: Lynching in American Life and Literature (University of Chicago Press, 2006), editor of The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (W.W. Norton & Co., 2015), and author of other articles about 20th century African American literature and book history. She founded and directed “Mapping the Stacks: A Guide to Black Chicago’s Hidden Archives” and co-directs “The Black Bibliography Project” with Meredith L. McGill. She is currently at work on Writing from the Lower Frequencies: African American Literature and Its Mid-Century Moment and Doing a New Thing: The Art and Life of James Baldwin.

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