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Seretha Williams

Department Chair

Seretha Williams

Department Chair

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of English & World Languages

Bio

Seretha D. Williams is a Professor of English and Women's and Gender Studies whose research includes African Diaspora and women's literatures and Digital Humanities. She is a content expert on Margaret Walker (Alexander), the Black Chicago Renaissance, and the Black Arts Movement.
Email: seretha.williams@augusta.edu

  • (706) 667-4427
  • AH E239

Education

  • MLIS, Library and Information Science Valdosta State University, 2019

  • Ph.D., Comparative Literature University of Georgia, 1998

  • MA, Comparative Literature University of Georgia, 1994

  • BS, Journalism Northwestern University, 1992

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Faculty Member Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences/ Faculty Senate, 2020

  • Extending the Reach Scholar Black Book Interactive Project /ACLS, 2019

  • Caught in the Act: Integrity Award Office of Faculty Development, 2018

  • Scholarly Activity Award Augusta University, 2018

  • USG SoTL Fellow 2017-18 University System of Georgia, 2017

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ENGL 2132

    American Lit II
  • ENGL 6250

    Studies in Women's Lit
  • ENGL 4800

    Capstone Seminar

Teaching Interests

World Literature
Women's and Gender Studies
Digital Humanities

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Augusta, Georgia, 2021
    Other
  • Gary, Indiana: A Poem, 2021
    Other
  • Monroe, Georgia, 2021
    Other
  • Digital Humanities as a LEAP High Impact Practice, 2021
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • `Mother of us Poets': Margaret Walker and the Black Arts Movement, 2021
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New

Research Interests

African American Literary Movements
Comparative Literature
Digital Humanities
Margaret Walker

Department Service

  • Faculty Mentoring 2016 - 2020

    Role: Faculty Mentor
  • National African American Read-In 2019 2019

    Role: Other
  • EFL Chair's Forum 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Chair
  • English Portfolio 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Personnel, Promotion and Tenure 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • Pamplin College 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Women’s and Gender Studies Program Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Humanities Subcommittee 2017 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • WGST Symposium 2019 - 2019

    Role: Other
  • Digital Humanities Workshop - 2018

    Role: Other

University Service

  • Black Student Union 2017 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • University Promotion and Tenure Committee Chair 2018 - 2020

    Role: University Senate Service
  • University Libraries and Multicultural Student Engagement 2019

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Carnegie Community Engagement Committee 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Skloot-Lacks Subcommittee 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Digital Recovery Hub Planning Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Third Stone: Afrofuturism and the Black Fantastic 2018 - Present

    Role: Editor, Journal Editor
  • Center for Undergraduate Research 2017 - 2019

    Role: Member
  • CUR Arts and Humanities Division 2018 - 2019

    Role: Other
  • Journal of African American History 2018 - 2019

    Role: Reviewer, Book