Clarissa J Williams
- World Languages & Cultures
- College of Arts & Sciences
Williams, Clarissa, Ph.D.
- Office: Locke 318
Ph.D., Howard University
Research Interests: Afro-Latino studies (with special emphasis on the Spanish-speaking Caribbean); Afro-Latino cultural identity (re)negotiation; Representations of Afro-Brazilian women in the media; Intercultural/Interpersonal Communication; Salsa music and lyrics as vehicles of protest and/or social change; Africana Studies
Courses Taught (Spring 2019): Spanish IV, Business Spanish, Intro to Humanities I and II
Courses Taught (Fall 2018): Spanish III, Introduction to Humanities
Professional Affiliations (e.g., Member of CLA): Member, College Language Association; Member, Eastern Communication Association; Member, National Communication Association; Member, Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society
Williams, Clarissa J, trans. Women's Poems of Protest and Resistance: Honduras (2009-2014). By Lety Elvir and Maria Roof, Eds. Washington: Casarola, 2015.
Williams, Clarissa J. “Black in a Light-Skinned World: Representations of Afro-Brazilian Women in Brazilian Media and Society.” Pictures and Mirrors, Volume II: Race and Access to Higher Education in Brazil. Ed. Max Pendergraph. Raleigh: Lulu Publishing, 2014.