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Osbey's research and teaching focus on narrative language, voice and placement;

history of poetry of the Americas of the precolonial and colonial eras;

narrative and material texts of culture;

and the place of New Orleans in Atlantic and inter-American spheres. 

münster's 1550 americas
congo square
Waldseemuller's detail of Africa


Free Your (Funky) Mind!:

Modernist Africana Poetry of the Americas


The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American

      & African Studies at the University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

Autumn 2018

Department of Africana Studies

Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island

2011 – 2015

Poetry Unbound

Furious Flower Collegiate Summit

James Madison University

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Spring 2018

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