Keith Louis Walker

Professor of French

603-646-2409
HB 6087
Department(s): 
French and Italian
Education: 
B.A. Morgan State College
M.A. University of Pennsylvania
M.A. Princeton University, Ph.D. Princeton University

Selected Publications

"The Transformational and Enduring Vision of Aimé Césaire".  Publications of the Modern Language Association (PMLA), May 2010.  Vol. 123, no. 3, pp. 756-763.

Häiti postcoloniale et postmoderne: Le Nègre Crucifié de Gérard Étienne. Post-face essay (French) in new edition of Gérard Étienne, Le Nègre Crucifié, Port-au-Prince, Häiti, Presses Universitaires d"Häiti, Collection L'Intemporelle, 2008, pp. 169-192. / Montréal : Éditions du Marais, 2008.

ABCésaire, with Euzhan Palcy, bilingual French - KLW English translation, 128 p. In Aimé Césaire : une parole pour le 21s siécle / Aimé Césaire.  Euzhan Palcy, Project Director.  3 DVD compilation.  Paris : M. Milo, 2006.

"Le Discours antillais: in The Columbia HIstory of French Thought, L D Kritzman (ed.), (Dec. 2005), 185-187.

"Pero Vaz De Caminha: Para Fijar La Mirada En el Corazon De Tinieblas Del Nuevo Mundo, " Revista De Critica Literaria Latinoamericana, Aõo XXX, 60 (2nd semestre de 2004), 43-55.

"Immigritude or the Pitfalls of Haitian Exilic Experience:  The Cases of Gérard Étienne and Emile Ollivier," in Textualizing the Immigrant Experience in Contemporary Quebec, S. Ireland (ed.), (March 2004). 173-185.

"Not to Exist without Interpretation of Meaning: The Countermodernist Challenge of Sylvia Wynter," Journal of West Indian Literature, 10:1-2 (November 2001) 39-66.

Countermodernism and Francophone Literary Culture: The Game of Slipknot.  Duke University Press, 1999.

Works in progress

Suzanne Césaire, The Great Camouflage. Writings of Dissent (19411945) . English translation from the French with an introduction by Keith L. Walker