Adam McKible

Adam McKible

Adam McKible
Associate Professor
Phone number: 
2122378584
Room number: 
NB 07.65.21

Education

 Ph.D., English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1998   

M.A., English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1990   

B.A., English, State University of New York at Binghamton, 1984   

Bio

Professor McKible primarily teaches courses in American and African American literature. He is co-editor of a special issue of Modernism/modernity devoted to the Harlem Renaissance (September 2013)and of Littles Magazines and Modernism: New Approaches (Ashgate, 2007). In 2004, Harper Collins published Edward Christopher Williams’s, When Washington Was in Vogue, a previously lost novel of the Harlem Renaissance discovered and introduced by Professor McKible. He is also the author of The Space and Place of Modernism: The Russian Revolution, Little Magazines, and New York (Routledge, 2002). His essays on little magazines, modernism,  and African American literature appear in The Oxford Handbook of Modernisms (Oxford 2011), Teaching the Harlem Renaissance: Course Design and Classroom Strategies (Peter Lang 2007)The Black Press (Rutgers, 2001), African American Review, Contemporary Literature Criticism, The Dictionary of Literary Biography, American Periodicals, and various dictionaries and encyclopedias.

Publications

Books and Edited Editions

In Conversation: The Harlem Renaissance and the New Modernist Studies, a special issue of Modernism/modernity, Vol. 20.3 (2013). Edited by Adam McKible and Suzanne Churchill.

Little Magazines and Modernism: New Approaches. Edited and introduced by Suzanne Churchill and Adam McKible. Ashgate, 2007.

Little Magazines and Modernism, a special issue of American Periodicals: A Journal of History, Criticism, and Bibliography, Vol. 15.1 (2005). Edited by Suzanne Churchill and Adam McKible.

When Washington Was in Vogue, by Edward C. Williams. Edited with an Introduction by Adam McKible. HarperCollins, 2004.

The Space and Place of Modernism: Little Magazines, The Russian Revolution, and New York. Routledge, 2002. Re-released in paperback, 2013.

Essays

“Introduction: In Conversation: The Harlem Renaissance and the New Modernist Studies,” co-authored with Suzanne Churchill. In Modernism/modernity Vol. 20.3 (2013): 427-431.

“Modernism in Magazines,” co-authored with Suzanne Churchill. In The Oxford Handbook of Modernisms, ed. by Peter Brooker, Andrzej Gasiorek, Deborah Parsons, and Andrew Thacker. Oxford UP, 2011.

“History as Narrative,” with Herb Boyd, Valerie Boyd, and Christopher John Farley. In Meditations and Ascensions: Black Writers on Writing (proceedings of the Eighth National Black Writers Conference). Third World Press, 2008.

“When Washington Was in Vogue.” In Teaching the Harlem Renaissance: Course Design and Classroom Strategies. Michael Soto, ed. New York: Peter Lang, 2007.

“’Life is real and life is earnest’: Mike Gold, Claude McKay, and the Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven.” American Periodicals, Vol. 15.1 (2005): 56-73. Also in Little Magazines and Modernism: New Approaches.

With Suzanne Churchill. “Little Magazines and Modernism: An Introduction.” American Periodicals, Vol. 15.1 (2005): 1-5.

“‘Our (?) Country’: Mapping “These ‘Colored’ United States” in The Messenger.”  The Black Press: New Literary and Historical Essays. Todd Vogel, ed. Rutgers UP, 2001.

“‘These are the facts of the darky’s history’: Thinking History and Reading Names in Four African American Texts.” African American Review  28.2 (1994): 223-235. Reprinted in Contemporary Literary Criticism, Vol. 131 (2000): 278-286.

Dictionaries and Encylopedias

"The Little Magazines." The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction. Brian W. Shaffer, ed. Hoboken, NJ: Blackwell Publishing, 2011.

“Williams, Edward Christopher.” Harlem Renaissance Lives. Henry Louis Gates and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, eds. New York: Oxford UP, 2008.

“Williams, Edward Christopher.” The Greenwood Encyclopedia of African American Literature. Hans Ostrom and J. David Macey, eds. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2005.

“Williams, Edward Christopher.” Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance. Cary D. Wintz and Paul Finkelman, eds. New York: Routledge, 2004.

The Liberator.” Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 303: American Radical and Reform Writers, First Series. Steven Rosendale, ed. Thomson Gale, 2004.

Reviews

Review of Catherine Keyser, Playing Smart: New York Women and Modern Magazine Culture. In American Periodicals: A Journal of History, Criticism, and Bibliography 2012
22(2): 218-20.

Review of Robert Scholes and Clifford Wulfman, Modernism in the Magazines: An Introduction. In American Periodicals: A Journal of History, Criticism, and Bibliography 2012 22(1):107-9.

Review of David Earle, Re-Covering Modernism: Pulps, Paperbacks, and the Prejudice of Form. In American Periodicals: A Journal of History, Criticism, and Bibliography 2011 21(1):89-91.

Review of Ann Ardis and Patrick Collier (eds), Transatlantic Print Culture, 1880–1940: Emerging Media, Emerging Modernisms. In The Review of English Studies 2009 60(247):830-831.

In Progress

 George Horace Lorimer and the Harlem Renaissance.

 

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