Angeletta KM Gourdine | LSU African & African American Studies

GourdineAngeletta  KM  Gourdine 

Associate Professor  - English

Phone: (225) 578-5246

Fax: (225) 578-5257





Bachelor's Degree: Johnson C. Smith University

Master's Degree: North Carolina State University

PhD: Michigan State University

Area of Interest

African Diaspora cultural studies; Fashion and the body; Women’s and gender studies

Notable Activities

Editorial Board, National Women’s Studies Association Journal

Selected Publications


  • The Difference Place Markets:  Gender Sexuality and Diaspora Identity. Columbus:  Ohio State UP, 2003.


  • “Caribbean Tabula Rasa:  Textual Tounsting  as Carnival in Contemporary Caribbean Women’s Writings .” Small Axe: A Journal of Caribbean Criticism 20 (2006)
  • “Fashioning the Body [as] Politic in Julie Dash’s Daughters of Dust.”  African American Review 38.3(2004)