Women and Gender Studies Program

Eve Raimon Ph.D.

Professor of English
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Office Location

311B Luther Bonney Hall, Portland



Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D.


Eve Allegra Raimon received her Ph.D. in American and English literature from Brandeis University in 1995.  In 2007, she co-edited the collection Harriet Wilson's New England: Race, Writing, & Region, with a forward by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.  (University Press of New England).  In 2004, Prof. Raimon published  The "Tragic Mulatta" Revisited: Race and Nationalism in Nineteenth Century Antislavery Fiction (Rutgers Univ. Press).    Her current co-authored book project is Beyond the Black Heritage Trail: Race, Place, and Public Memory in New England.

Professor Raimon teaches "Feminist Theories" and "Earlier Women Writers" among other courses.

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications

1) Co-author, with Melinda Plastas, "Brutality and Brotherhood: James Baldwin and Prison Sexuality," African American Review (46.4 Winter, 2013).

2) "Lost and Found: Making Claims on Archives," Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers (27.2, 2010)