Department of English

Eve Raimon

Professor of English


311B Luther Bonney Hall, Portland

Office Hours

Sabbatical AY 2015-16

Contact Information

Phone: 207-780-4676

Eve Allegra Raimon received her Ph.D. in American and English literature from Brandeis University in 1995.  She teaches nineteenth century African American and American literature and culture, race and ethnic studies, cultural studies and popular culture, media studies and non-fiction writing.  She is co-editor of the collection Harriet Wilson's New England: Race, Writing, & Region, with a forward by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (University Press of New England, 2007).  She is also the author of The "Tragic Mulatta" Revisited: Race and Nationalism in Nineteenth Century Antislavery Fiction (Rutgers University Press, 2004).     

Professor Raimon is the author of published essays on a range of topics, most recently on incarceration and sexuality in the work of James Baldwin as well as a book chapter on the mammy figure in Cheryl Dunye's mockumentary The Watermelon Woman. Additionally, Raimon was awarded a faculty senate research grant for 2013-2014 academic year to work on her current book project, Beyond the Black Heritage Trail: Race, Place, and Public Memory in New England.  She is past president of the New England American Studies Association chapter.


Research Interests

American and African American literary history, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Journalism, and Rhetoric