Publications and Awards - Sherita Johnson


  • Black Women in New South Literature and Culture (Routledge, 2010)


  • Guest Editor, The Southern Quarterly (special issue): "Freedom Summer." Vol.52.1 (Fall 2014)
  • “’I am Not One Of That Kind’: Reflections of Being Southern in the 21st Century.” Forum: What's New in Southern Studies – And Why Should We Care? Journal of American Studies. 48.3 (August 2014): 691-733 (p.713-718)
  • Guest Editor, The Southern Quarterly (special issue). “ ‘My Southern Home’: The Life and Literature of 19th Century Southern Black Writers.” Vol. 45.3 (Spring 2008)
  • “ ‘In the Sunny South’: Reconstructing Frances Harper as Southern.” The Southern Quarterly. Vol. 45.3 (Spring 2008):70-87.
  • “National Association of Colored Women (NACW)” (1,036 wds), “The New Negro Movement” (1,942 wds), “Disenfranchisment” (1,739 wds), “Passing” (2,869 wds), and “One-Drop Rule” (796 wds). The Encyclopedia of Jim Crow. Nikki Brown and Barry Stentiford, eds. (Greenwood Press, 2008)
  • “The South,” “Southern Studies,” “Angelina Grimke,” “Sarah Grimke,” and “Literary Societies.” The Greenwood Encyclopedia of African American Literature, Vols.1-5. Hans Ostrom and J. David Macey, Jr., eds. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2005: 1517-1519, 1520-1524, 671-672, 677-678, and 983-986.
  • Review : Susan Gillman and Alys Eve Weinbaum, eds. Next to the Color Line: Gender, Sexuality, and W.E.B. DuBois (University of Minnesota, 2007) in African American Review, Special Issue: “Representing Segregation.” 42.1 (2008): 167-69.
  • Review: Elizabeth McHenry, Forgotten Readers: Recovering the Lost History of African American Literary Societies (Duke UP, 2002) in Studies in American Fiction. vol. 31, no. 2 (Fall 2003): 249-251.