Berkeley English Graduate Students

Ismail Muhammad

Ismail Muhammad

331 Wheeler
M & W, 2-3pm
imuhammad@berkeley.edu


Professional Statement

B.A. Columbia College, Columbia University; English and Comparative Literature (2011)


Selected Publications and Papers Delivered

Conference Papers:

"'Sing About Me, I'm Dying of Thirst': Black Affect and Critical Realism(s) in Contemporary Hip-Hop." ACLA Annual Meeting. Seminar Title: "Deviant Realisms." New York University. March 2014.

"'The Body of the World is Bull-Necked': Labor, Sensuality, and the Problem of Black Thought in Jean Toomer's Cane." SLSA Annual Meeting. Conference Title: "The Many Souths." February 2013.

Other Writings:

ismail-muhammad.com

 


Recent English Courses Taught
fall, 2019

166AC/101

(discussion) Special Topics in American Cultures

166AC/102

(discussion) Special Topics in American Cultures

spring, 2019

176/103

(discussion) Literature and Popular Culture: The Sitcom

176/106

(discussion) Literature and Popular Culture: The Sitcom

summer, 2019

143A/2

Short Fiction

fall, 2018

166AC/103

(discussion) Special Topics in American Cultures

166AC/104

(discussion) Special Topics in American Cultures

summer, 2018

141/1

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.): Creative Reading/Creative Writing through Criticism, Short Fiction, and Poetry

spring, 2017

125E/102

(discussion) The Contemporary Novel

summer, 2017

R1B/1

Reading & Composition: Black Radical Thought, From David Walker to Kendrick Lamar