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Dr Maria Balshaw,
University of Birmingham, UK,

BA (Liverpool) MA, D.Phil (Sussex).

Research Fellow in American Literature,
Dept. of American and Canadian Studies,
University of Birmingham.

Areas of research include: gender and cultural theory, race and representation, African-American literature and culture, film and film theory, popular culture. Current research is on urban African-American literature and culture, particularly the Harlem Renaissance period; race and urban space; and multimedia initiatives in urban study.

Publications include Looking for Harlem: Urban Aesthetics in African American Literature (Pluto, 2000) and, co-edited with Dr Liam Kennedy, Urban Space and Representation (Pluto, 2000).

Last updated 1st December 2000 .