Eurie Dahn

Associate Professor


Ph.D.English Language and LiteratureThe University of Chicago
M.A.English Language and LiteratureThe University of Chicago
B.A.English and PhilosophyUniversity of California, Berkeley

Professional Experience

Areas of specialization: African American literature, periodical studies, 20th Century U.S. literature, Anglo-American modernism, the Harlem Renaissance, the American South, and the digital humanities


Teaching Interests

She has recently taught courses on the Harlem Renaissance; African American periodicals; walking; modernist parties; surveillance and privacy; Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison; and the Caribbean Harlem Renaissance

Research/Creative Works

Book: Jim Crow Networks: African American Periodical Cultures (U Mass Press, 2021)

Selected publications:

  • The Digital Colored American Magazine, directed with Brian Sweeney, 2014-present. An in-progress digitization of original issues of The Colored American Magazine, published from 1900-1909, with digital tools and critical supports. In collaboration with the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University
  • Introduction: “Forgotten Manuscripts: ‘Lex Talionis: A Story’ By Robert W. Bagnall,” African American Review 4 (Winter 2018): 279-287
  • Review: “Modernist Experiments in Genre, Media, and Transatlantic Print Culture (Routledge 2017), by Jennifer J. Sorensen,” Journal of Modern Periodical Studies 2 (2017): 242-246
  • “‘Unashamedly Black’: Jim Crow Aesthetics and the Visual Logic of Shame,” MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States 2 (Summer 2014): 93-114
  • Cane in the Magazines: Race, Form, and Global Periodical Networks,” Journal of Modern Periodical Studies 3.2 (December 2012): 119-135