Sheila Lloyd

Assoc Professor, English

Degrees: M.A., Ph.D. Cornell University; B.A., Yale University

Office: English , Hall of Letters #206

Phone: 909/748-8576 Campus Ext. 8576



Academic Interests

  • African-American and American literatures
  • Member of the Art History, Race and Ethnic Studies and Visual and Media Studies advisory groups

Current Research

  • A book manuscript, "The Cultural Unconscious: Duty, Attachment, and Desire in African-American Transnationalisms"
  • Two articles, “Variations of History: African-American Feminisms and Representations of the ‘Hottentot Venus’” and “African-Diasporic Performativity and/as World Bank Literature”

Professional Background

  • African and African-diasporic literatures
  • Psychoanalytic theory
  • Transnationalism

Degrees Held

  • B.A., Yale University
  • M.A., Ph.D. Cornell University

Quiet the Mind
meditation room

The University’s Meditation Room opened in 2007 and is one of the first “contemplative classroom” spaces in the country.

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