Jessica Ness

Graduate Student


Courses Taught:


Spring 2022

COML 1105 Books with Big Ideas: In Search of Justice

Office Hours: Th 11am-1pm KG53

Research Focus

Francophone post-colonial literature and theory; questions of readability, age, and power in the translation of revolutionary texts; Frantz Fanon; Édouard Glissant; Beyoncé Studies; Black Studies; intersections of aesthetics and politics in popular culture; the transnational encounter as the production of political identity 


"William and Frances Seward House," Voices on the Underground Railroad