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Monday/Wednesday/Friday • 10:00 a.m. - 11:OO a.m.
Tuesday/Thursday • 12:30 p.m. - 1:3O p.m.
ENC 1102E Freshman Communicative Skills II • Online
LIT 3196 African Caribbean Literature • Tu. Th.— 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
LIT 3353 Intro to African Literature • Tu. Th.— 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Alexander Dumas J. Brickler IV is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English
and Modern Languages at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida. He received
his Ph.D. in African American Literature from Florida State University, where his
dissertation won the English Department’s 2018 J. Russell Reaver Award for Outstanding
Dissertation in American Literature or Folklore. His work appears in the Association
for the Study of African American Life and History’s Journal, Fire!!!, and in the 2019 edited collection of essays, Black Bodies and Transhuman Realities: Scientifically Modifying the Black Body in
Posthuman Literature and Culture from Lexington Books.
- World Literature
- Afrofuturism & Black Science Fiction
- Literature of the African Diaspora
- Japanese Cinema
- Japanese Literature
- Popular Culture
- Florida State University • 2018
Ph.D. in English
- Florida A&M University • 2013
M.A.S.S. in History
- University of Minnesota • 2012
M.A. in Asian Languages and Literatures
- Morehouse College • 2007
B.S. in History
- Assistant Professor, Department of English and Modern Languages • Present
Florida A&M University
- Instructor, Department of English • 2018-2020
Southeastern Louisiana University
- “Soul in the Shell: Steven Barnes’s Aubry Knight Trilogy, Black Cyborgs, and Cyberpunk
Investigations of Technological Black Bodies,” in Black Bodies and Transhuman Realities: Scientifically Modifying the Black Body in
Posthuman Literature and Culture (Lexington Books), 2019.
“Black Mecha is Built for This: Black Masculine Identity in Firedance and Afro Samurai,” in TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies (Vol. 39, Issue 2), 2018.
“Trans-Pacific Crossroads: Reading the Blues as Black American Folkway in Hiramoto
Akira’s Manga, Me and the Devil Blues,” in Fire!!! (Vol. 4, No. 2), 2015
TEDxFSU 2018 Speakers Series – Speaker (2018)
- J. Russell Reaver Award for Outstanding Dissertation in American Literature or Folklore,
English Department, Florida State University • 2018
ENC 1101 – Freshman Communicative Skills I
ENC 1102 – Freshman Communicative Skills II
LIT 2110 – Intro to Literature
LIT 3196 – African Caribbean Literature
LIT 3353 – Intro to African Literature
LIT 4083 – Contemporary Literature