Assistant Professor of English
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
pronouns: he / him / his
Meet Professor Callender through OpenBook: An English Department Podcast - Part 1 and Part 2.
19th & 20th Century American Literature, African American Literature, Film / Media, and Gender & Sexuality Studies
"The Devil Finds Use: Black Queers Do The Exorcist." Qui Parle 31. 1 (2022): 67–98.
"Getting it, Together," The Bigness of Things: New Narrative and Visual Culture, ed. Daniel Benjamin and Eric Sneathen (Wolfman Books, 2017) 47-59
"The House that Beam Built," Black Gay Genius: Answering Joseph Beam's Call, ed. Steven Fullwood and Charles Stevens. (Vintage Entity Press, 2014) 128-138.
Selected Courses Taught
- ENG 15b Black Joy
- ENG 42a Blackness and Horror
- ENG 102a Ghosts of Race
- ENG 167b Writing the Nation: James Baldwin, Richard Wright, Toni Morrison
- Undergraduate English Program
- Undergraduate Creative Writing Program
- Graduate Programs
- Contact Us
Office Location: Rabb 130
Office hours MW 4-5 and by appt