Danielle Christmas is Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature and Delta Delta Delta Fellow in the Humanities at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is completing a manuscript, Auschwitz and the Plantation: Labor, Sex, and Death in American Holocaust and Slavery Fiction. Her most recent research concerns masculinity and sentimentality in white nationalist fiction. You can find out more at her website, http://www.daniellechristmas.com
Posts by Danielle Christmas
The story of Delyte Morris and the Southern Illinois University he created is what Robert A. Harper calls “a story of unlikely success and a tragic end.” It does read like an American tragedy, somehow, based in a rustic start, ambition, ingenuity, and the fallibility of good intentions.