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Kenton Rambsy

  • Assistant Professor, English

Education

    • 2015 PhD in English
      University of Kansas, 2015
    • 2012 MA in English
      University of Kansas, 2012
    • 2010 BA in English
      Morehouse College, 2010

Publications

Presentations

    • January  2018
      Rambsy, Kenton, "Pedagogies of Excellence: HBCUs and the PhD Pipeline", New York City, New York. (January 5, 2018).
    • October  2017
      Rambsy, Kenton, "#TheJayZMixtape", Arcadia University, Glenside, PA . (October 3, 2017).
    • September  2017
      Rambsy, Kenton, "Experiencing Digital Publishing: The 21st Century Answer to Disseminating Black Studies Scholarship", Cincinnati, Ohio. (September 29, 2017).
    • June  2017
      Rambsy, Kenton, "Black Studies and Digital Humanities", Harlem, NY. (June 26, 2017).
    • April  2017
      Rambsy, Kenton, "Innovative Teaching, Engaged Learner/Learning?, and Digital Humanities – A Roundtable", Columbia, MO. (April 6, 2017).
    • March  2017
      Rambsy, Kenton, "The Life and Times of S. Carter", Houston, Texas. (March 9, 2017).
    • January  2017
      Rambsy, Kenton, "The Production of Black Literature Is an Art in Itself: A Digital Study of the Black Arts Movement", Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (January 5, 2017).
    • December  2016
      Rambsy, Kenton, "30th Bi-Annual Symposium on African American Culture and Philosophy", West Lafayette, Indiana. (December 1, 2016).
    • November  2016
      Rambsy, Kenton, "Looking for the Perfect Beat:" African American Literary History--Technology and Texture", University of Maryland, College Park, MD. (November 15, 2016).
    • November  2016
      Rambsy, Kenton, "Jay Z and Digital Humanities", Stanford University, Stanford, CA. (November 10, 2016).
    • October  2016
      Rambsy, Kenton, "Geo-Tagging Edward P. Jones’s Short Fiction", Savannah, Georgia. (October 21, 2016).
    • June  2016
      Rambsy, Kenton, "Space and Place in Africana/Black Studies: An Institute on Spatial Humanities Theories, Methods and Practice for Africana Studies", West Lafayette, IN . (June 5, 2016).
    • April  2016
      Rambsy, Kenton, "From Frederick Douglass to Jay-Z", Houston, Texas. (April 8, 2016).
    • April  2015
      Rambsy, Kenton, "The Histories of African American Short stories: A Digital Humanities Exhibit and Presentation", Dallas, Texas. (April 09, 2015).
    • January  2015
      Rambsy, Kenton, "Faculty Development in the Digital Humanities Masterclass", Tougaloo MS. (January 1, 2015).
    • October  2014
      Rambsy, Kenton, "Enriching the Teaching and Learning Environment: UNCF/Mellon Digital Humanities Teaching and Learning Institute", Atlanta, GA. (October 4, 2014).
    • July  2014
      Rambsy, Kenton, "Mapping the Future by Mining the Past.", Atlanta, GA. (July 24, 2014).
    • January  2014
      Rambsy, Kenton, "The Black Book: Creating an Interactive Research Environment", Chicago, IL. (January 10, 2014).
    • June  2012
      Rambsy, Kenton, "Black Studies and Digital Humanities", Kansas City, MO. (June 20, 2012).

Students Supervised

    • Aug 2019
      Jade Harrison , (English)
      “The Core Four: An Examination of Contemporary Black Women’s Writing in The Norton Anthology of African American Literature”
    • May 2018
      Terrance Raper, I served on Terry's committee beginning in the fall of 2016. Primarily, I provided direction related to narratology and offered extensive comments on his project narrative. (Art and Art History)
      Articulate: The Art of Talking White while Acting Black
    • May 2018
      Joshua Gallas, (Art and Art History)
      Here Now
    • May 2018
      Odunze Oguguo, (Art and Art History)
      Influencer
    • Aug 2016
      Shewanda Riley, (English)

Courses

      • ENGL 4399-001 SENIOR SEMINAR
        (Topic: Storytelling with Data | Course Id: 104503)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 5324-001 TOPICS IN AMERICAN LIT GENRES
        (Topic: Data Mining Black Short Fictio | Course Id: 104525)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 5698-039 THESIS
        (Course Id: 104567)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • HIST 4388-004 SEL TOP HIST
        (Topic: History of Hip Hop | Course Id: 105187)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • AAST 3347-002 TOPICS IN MULTICULTURAL LITS
        (Topic: Life and Times of S.Carter | Course Id: 104418)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ENGL 3347-002 TOPICS IN MULTICULTURAL LITS
        (Topic: Life and Times of S.Carter | Course Id: 104418)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ENGL 4399-001 SENIOR SEMINAR
        (Topic: Negro Expression | Course Id: 104503)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 5324-001 TOPICS IN AMERICAN LIT GENRES
        (Topic: Lost in the City | Course Id: 104525)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 3340-002 HISTORY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104411)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • AAST 3347-002 TOPICS IN MULTICULTURAL LITS
        (Topic: Multicultural Topics in Litera | Course Id: 104418)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 3347-002 TOPICS IN MULTICULTURAL LITS
        (Course Id: 104418)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • AAST 3345-001 AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104416)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ENGL 3345-001 AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104416)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • AAST 3347-002 TOPICS IN MULTICULTURAL LITS
        (Topic: Greatest Beefs | Course Id: 104418)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ENGL 3347-002 TOPICS IN MULTICULTURAL LITS
        (Topic: Greatest Beefs | Course Id: 104418)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • AAST 3345-001 AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104416)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ENGL 3345-001 AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104416)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • AAST 4350-003 SPECIAL TOPICS AFR AMER STUDY
        (Course Id: 112142)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ENGL 3347-002 TOPICS IN MULTICULTURAL LITS
        (Course Id: 104418)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • AAST 3345-001 AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104416)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ENGL 3345-001 AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104416)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • AAST 4350-006 SPECIAL TOPICS AFR AMER STUDY
        (Topic: Empire State of Mind | Course Id: 112142)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ENGL 2303-008 TOPICS IN LIT
        (Topic: Empire State of Mind | Course Id: 104364)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015