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  • Jorge L. Serrano, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies

    Assistant Professor of Africana Studies
    University of Delaware
    423 Ewing Hall
    Newark, DE 19716
    302-831-6406

    Biography

    Dr. Serrano has taught at The University of Tennessee at Knoxville and Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Serrano is trained in Africana Studies and makes use of history, literature, and anthropology.

    Selected Publications

    Serrano, J. (2017) Uses of African Antiquity in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries. Peter Lang Publishing Group: Bern, Switzerland; Brussels, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Dublin, Oxford, Vienna and Warsaw.  

    Serrano, J. (2016) “Harvesting Golden Black Civilizations: Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Imperial Ruses.” African Notes: Journal of The Institute of African Studies, Vol. 28, No.1, Winter 2015, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.

    Serrano, J. (2015) “Black Civilizational Strivings and Humanitas Africana.” Afro-Americans in New York Life and History, Vol.39, No.2 , July 2015.

    Serrano, J. (2015)  Deconstructing Prehumanity: An Enquiry into the Archaeological Creation of a Black Past. University Press of America, Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group: Lanham, Maryland.

    Serrano, J. (2009) "Wolof." Encyclopedia of African Religions. SAGE Publications: Thousand Oaks, California. 

    Serrano, J. (2005) "The Destruction of Black Civilization." Encyclopedia of Black Studies (pp. 214-215). SAGE Publications: Thousand Oaks, California. 

    Serrano, J. (2005) "Black Philosophy." Encyclopedia of Black Studies (pp. 137-139). SAGE Publications: Thousand Oaks, California. 

    Research Interests

    Dr. Serrano's research interests involve the conception of African antiquity as presented in literature and in historiographical form. His work involves cultural, literary, historical and anthropological references of the civilizational past as perceived by various writers.

    Teaching Interests

    ​Dr. Serrano enjoys engaging students with perceptions of Africana (i.e. continental African and African Diasporic) Studies, and in general unveiling the multiple aspects of racialization.

    Degrees

    ​ Ph.D.,Temple University, African American Studies       

    M.A., Yale University, Archaeology       

    B.A., Columbia University, Classics       

 

 

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