Sasha Ann Panaram

Sasha Panaram

Assistant Professor (On Leave Fall 2024)

BA, Georgetown University; MA, Duke University; PhD, Duke University

Research and Teaching Interests: African American Literature; Caribbean Literature; Slavery Studies; Black and Caribbean Feminisms.

  • Sasha Ann Panaram’s research focuses on twentieth and twenty-first century African American and Caribbean literature and culture, with a particular interest in women’s and gender studies and slavery studies. She is an Affiliated Faculty in African & African American Studies and Comparative Literature. Panaram’s current project examines rewritings of the Middle Passage in creative and critical works by African American and Caribbean writers. Her research is published in The Black Scholar, Small Axe, and Southern Cultures. Other public writing and interviews have appeared in Black Perspectives, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Public Books, the Brooklyn Rail, and Left of Black.