Taken From the French

Adam Lewis

Boston College

Adam C. Lewis is an assistant professor of English and the American Studies Program at Boston College. He is currently completing a book about about newspapers edited by African Americans in Liberia and Canada as well as Anglo Americans in Hawai‘i, Mexico, and Nicaragua entitled Editing Expatriation: Periodical Literature and U.S. Print Culture Abroad.  Lewis received his Ph.D. in Literature from the University of California, San Diego and was a Barra Postdoctoral Fellow at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies before joining the English Department at Boston College. 


Looking to transnational black print culture and emigration, Adam Lewis’ paper, “Taken From the French”: Global Text-Networks of Black Abolitionist Literature” considers black emigration and maroon communities as... [ view full abstract ]


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