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Jason Frydman

Associate Professor
English

Location: 2416 Boylan Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x3560
Fax: 718.951.4612
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Jason Frydman is Associate Professor of English at Brooklyn College and has directed the Caribbean Studies Interdisciplinary Program. His work attends to the often hidden ways Caribbean history and culture resonate globally. Prof. Frydman has recent articles on reggae and dancehall in the Cold War, Kafka's debts to New World slavery, narco-culture in the circum-Caribbean as well as Muslim slave narratives in the Americas. He has written one book, Sounding the Break: African American and Caribbean Routes of World Literature (Virginia, 2014), and published articles on Peter Abrahams, Marlon James, Junot Díaz, Patricia Powell, Zora Neale Hurston, Maryse Condé, Juan Gelman, and Sandra Cisneros.

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