Andrew Belton, Ph.D.

Ph.D., English & Comparative Lit., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A., English & Comparative Lit., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A., English & Comparative Literature, Columbia University

Areas of Interest

African American Literature
Aesthetics
Comparative Literature
Critical Theory & Cultural Studies
Black Study & Hip-Hop Studies
Literary Theory


Recent Courses Taught

Hip Hop in America (Honors): The Jay-Z Blueprint (Spring 2019)
Territory: Oklahoma in the Black Imagination (Spring 2019)
African American Literature (Fall 2018)


Selected Publications

“Dreaming of ‘Life After Death’ When You’re ‘Ready to Die’: The Notorious B.I.G. and the Sonic Potentialities of Black Afterlife,” Solicited for Afterlife in the African Diaspora. Mae G. Henderson, Jeanne Scheper, eds. In preparation.

“Forum: The Academic Department as an ‘Enabling Infrastructure’.” PMLA, Volume 133, Number 5. October 2017. 

 

Morrill 104A
405-744-2964
andrew.belton@okstate.edu