Tembi Charles

Affiliation: The Pennsylvania State University

Research Areas:
Period: 20th Century Gothic, 21st Century Gothic
Gender: Female Gothic, Gothic Masculinity
Interdisciplinary Approaches: Folklore and Myth, Spirituality and Religion
Genres and Media: Fiction, Film and TV, Comics and Graphic Novels, Poetry, Theatre and Performance
Regions and Cultures: Postcolonial Gothic, African Gothic, Black Gothic, Southern American Gothic, Tropical Gothic
Creatures: Vampires, Zombies

Tembi Charles is a 6th-year dual title PhD candidate in Comparative Literature and African Studies. Her research and teaching interests include the African Diaspora, Global Anglophone Literatures, Gender and Sexuality, African Literature, Criticism and Culture. Her dissertation examines textual representations of contemporary forced migration of black Zimbabweans to South Africa.

Email: txc372@psu.edu