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Arthur Knight

Chair and Associate Professor of English and American Studies

Office: Tucker Hall 118
Office Hours: Tuesdays 9:30-11:00; Wednesdays, 3:00-5:00*; and by appointment *Not 9/8, 9/22, 10/13, 10/27, 11/17, 12/8
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Phone: 757-221-7517
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Areas of Specialization

African Americans and U.S. cinema (and popular and mass cultures more generally), film and music reception studies


Knight, Arthur. Disintegrating the Musical: Black Performance and American Musical Film. Durham: Duke UP, 2002.


Knight, Arthur, and Pamela Robertson Wojcik, eds. Soundtrack Available: Essays on Film and Popular Music. Durham: Duke UP, 2001.


B.A., M.A. and Ph.D., University of Chicago

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