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Reginald Martin

Reginal MartinProfessor
Phone: (901) 678-4513
Office: Patterson 441


MFA, Norwich University
Ph.D., University of Tulsa

Academic Summary

Dr. Martin specializes in Composition and African American Literary Theory.

Select Publications

  • “Gangs: History, Causes and Cures.” Commonfolk News. 8 October, 2000. [Refereed; Invited]
  • “The Harlem Renaissance: A Multi-media Remembrance.” Tristate Defender. December 2000. [Refereed; Invited]
  • “When You Get that Feelin’, You need Sexual Planning.” Black Magnolias. 1:2. March-May: 2002: 28-32.[Refereed; Invited; National ]
  • “Phonemic Meaning in the Poetry of Anne Sexton.” Black Magnolias. Spring, 2009 3:1; pages 29-47.
  • “Notzake Shange and Ishmael Reed.”  American Icons. Greenwood Press, (2010) [Invited; International. ]
  • “The Lyrics of Ray Charles and The Erotic Impulse in Popular Music.” American Icons. (‘10) [Invited; International]
  • “African/Cherokee Relations and Folk Arts.” Black Magnolias. Fall 2010. [Invited Submission; National. ]
  • “Transcultural Theory and It’s Beginnings.” Black Magnolias. (Spring 2011; Summer 2011 Special Issues. [Invited Submission and Editorship, International]
  • “An Interview with Arthur Flowers” & “Bibliography of Arthur Flowers” Valley Voices. Fall: 2011. [Invited ]
  • "The Iconography of Ray Charles." in Popular Culture and Its Icons.   NY: Greenwood P., 2006. [Invited; International]
  • "The Accomplishment of Ishmael Reed." in Ishmael Reed: A Lifetime of Dissent. Cambridge Scholars Press: England, 2007. [Invited; International]
  • “Contemporary Black Fiction.” The Cambridge History of African American Literature. (January 2011). Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, England. [Invited Submission; International]
  • “African American Males and Communication.” For International Social Sciences Conference. New Orelans, LA: June 2011.
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