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Tiana Reid

Department of English

Assistant Professor

Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 22144
Email: tareid@yorku.ca


Tiana Reid is an assistant professor in the Department of English at York University. Prior to her return to Toronto, she was a Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of English at Brown University.

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Her research and teaching interests include black feminist theory, diaspora, comparative literature, gender, labour, Marxism, and queer theory. Her current book project examines figurations of black women’s labors as sites of tension in literatures of the African diaspora.

Reid has published in scholarly journals, including American Quarterly, Feminist Formations, Theory & Event, and Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory. In addition to her academic work, her writing has appeared in a range of publications, including The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, Teen Vogue, The Paris Review, Canadian Art, Dissent, and The Nation.

A former editor at The New Inquiry and Pinko: A Magazine of Gay Communism, she has also spent several years doing editorial work at academic journals, including Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism and Women & Performance.

Degrees

Ph.D., Columbia University
M.A. , Columbia University
B.A., McGill University
  • Langston Hughes Thesis Award for the Humanities, Columbia's Institute for Research in African American Studies -
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship -


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/EN2231 6.0 A African American Literature SEMR
Winter 2023 GS/EN6582 3.0 M Sexuality, Labour & Blackness in America SEMR


Tiana Reid is an assistant professor in the Department of English at York University. Prior to her return to Toronto, she was a Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of English at Brown University.

Her research and teaching interests include black feminist theory, diaspora, comparative literature, gender, labour, Marxism, and queer theory. Her current book project examines figurations of black women’s labors as sites of tension in literatures of the African diaspora.

Reid has published in scholarly journals, including American Quarterly, Feminist Formations, Theory & Event, and Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory. In addition to her academic work, her writing has appeared in a range of publications, including The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, Teen Vogue, The Paris Review, Canadian Art, Dissent, and The Nation.

A former editor at The New Inquiry and Pinko: A Magazine of Gay Communism, she has also spent several years doing editorial work at academic journals, including Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism and Women & Performance.

Degrees

Ph.D., Columbia University
M.A. , Columbia University
B.A., McGill University

Awards

  • Langston Hughes Thesis Award for the Humanities, Columbia's Institute for Research in African American Studies -
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship -



Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/EN2231 6.0 A African American Literature SEMR
Winter 2023 GS/EN6582 3.0 M Sexuality, Labour & Blackness in America SEMR