Department of English

Eve Raimon

Professor of English
Eve Raimon

Office Location

317 Luther Bonney Hall, Portland

Faculty Office Hours Spring 2022

M/W 11:00-12:00 pm and by appointment

Phone

207-780-4676

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., English and American Literature, Brandeis University, 1995
  • M.A., English, University of Vermont, 1988
  • B.A., Comparative Literature, Cornell University, 1980

Profile

Eve Allegra Raimon teaches nineteenth-century American and African American literature and culture, women and gender studies, and journalism. In 2020, she delivered “The Underground Railroad Literalized in New England” for C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists. In 2019, she presented “Reclaiming Memory: The Struggle for Restorative Justice in the State of Maine,” at the First International Gloria Anzaldúa Conference at the University of Paris. Also in 2019, she was accepted to The Macondo Writers Workshop in San Antonio, Texas. In addition, Prof. Raimon received a faculty senate teaching award in 2021 for her work with students on the maritime historical recovery site https://atlanticblackbox.com/.  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) and author of The "Tragic Mulatta" Revisited: Race and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Antislavery Fiction (Rutgers University Press, 2004). Professor Raimon’s most recent publications include “Brutality and Brotherhood: James Baldwin and Prison Sexuality,” in a special issue on Baldwin in The African American Review. She is past president of the New England chapter of the American Studies Association.

Research Interests

American and African-American literary history, cultural studies, gender studies, Journalism, and Rhetoric