“Conjure Feminism: Tracing the Genealogy of Black Women’s Intellectual Tradition”
The Lemonade Reader (June 2019)
Envisioning Black Feminist Voodoo Aesthetics (Lexington 2016)
Conjuring Moments in African American Literature (Palgrave 2012)
“Black Feminist Voodoo Aesthetics, Conjure Feminism, and the Arts.” In the Black Fantastic. Edited by Ekow Eshun. London, UK: Thames & Hudson, 2022. 138-144.
“’A Consort of the Spirits’ or How to Cultivate Indigo, Conjured by Herself.” The Langston Hughes Review, Vol 28, No.1, 2022: 1-9.
Brooks, Kinitra and Kameelah Martin. “’I Used to be Your Sweet Mama’: Beyoncé at the Crossroads of Blues and Conjure in Lemonade.” The Lemonade Reader. Edited by Kinitra D. Brooks and Kameelah Martin. Routledge Press, 2019. pp. 202-214.
—. “Trans-disciplinary Orientations: Theory, Methodology, and Literature of the African Diaspora.” Africana Methodology: A Social Study of Research Triangulation and Metatheory on Africana Phenomenon. Edited by James L. Conyers, Jr. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018. pp. 121-142.
—. “’What you Really Know ‘bout the Dirrrty South?’: Black Women & Spirit Work in the Southern Imagination.” Introduction to Graphic Novel Box of Bones: The Trouble I’ve Seen. Ayize Jama Everette and John Jennings. Greenbelt, MD: Rosarium Publishing, 2018.
—. “Womanism.” American Literature in Transition, 1980-1990. Quentin Miller, Editor. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 42-53. Preview of Anthology
—. “Conjuring Up an Image: The African American Healing Woman in the Films of Julie Dash & Kasi Lemmons.” Race, Gender, & Identity: A Social Science Comparative Analysis of Africana Culture. Africana Studies Vol. 5. (Sept 2013):7-18. Full text
—. “Caroline’s Nightmare: The Skeleton Key as Visual Echo of Charles Chesnutt’s Conjure Tales.” College Language Association Journal 56.4 (June 2013): 298-313. Full text
—. “Hoodoo Ladies and High Conjurers: New Directions for an Old Archetype.” Literary Expressions of African Spirituality. Eds. Elizabeth West and Carol Marsh-Lockett. Lanham, MD. Lexington Press, 2013:119-144. Full text
—. “Rethinking Ishmael Reed: Neo-Hoodoo Womanist Text?” On the Aesthetic Legacy of Ishmael Reed: Contemporary Reassessments. Eds. Paul Kareem Tayyar and Sämi Ludwig. Huntington Beach, CA: World Parade Books, 2013: 108-128. (reprint)
—. “Disney’s Tia Dalma: A Critical Interrogation of the ‘Imagineered’ Priestess.” Black Women, Gender, and Families. Vol. 6, no. 1(Spring 2012):97-122. Full text
—. “Charles W. Chesnutt and the Legacy of The Conjure Woman.” Charles Waddell Chesnutt: Placing A Stamp on America. Ed. Mary B. Zeigler. Spec. issue of Studies in the Literary Imagination. 43.2 (Fall 2010): 15-30. Full text
—. “Rethinking Ishmael Reed’s Mumbo Jumbo: Neo-Hoodoo Womanist Text?” College Language Association Journal 52.2 (Dec. 2008) 111-131. Full text
—. “Introduction to the Special Issue.” Serving the Spirits: Women and Voodoo in Literature and Popular Culture. Kim Wells and Kameelah Martin Samuel, Eds. Spec. issue of Women Writers: A Zine. (Aug. 2008).
—. “Women and Voodoo: A Conversation with Jewell Parker Rhodes.” Serving the Spirits: Women and Voodoo in Literature and Popular Culture. Eds. Kim Wells and Kameelah Martin Samuel. Spec. issue of Women Writers: A Zine. (Aug. 2008).
—. “Ansa, Tina McElroy.” African American National Biography. Vol. 1. Cambridge: Oxford University Press, 2008. 50-51.
—. “Nunez, Elizabeth.” African American National Biography. Vol. 1. Cambridge: Oxford University Press, 2008. 172-173.
—. “Hip Hop Soap Box: Pullin’ the Race Card in Mos Def’s ‘Mr. Nigga’.” Revolutions of the Mind: Cultural Studies in the African Diaspora Project. Edited by Dionne Bennett and Candace Moore. Los Angeles: University of California Los Angeles CAAS Publications, 2003: 111-115.
“Religion and Spirituality: Transportations and Transformations of Spirituality and Identity in the New World.” Section Co-Editor with Elizabeth J. West. The Routledge Anthology of African American Rhetoric:The Longue Duree of Black Voices. Vershawn Young, Michelle Bachelor Robinson, and Carmen Kynard, General Editors. NY: Routledge, 2018. Preview of Anthology
“Sankofa, or ‘Go Back and Fetch It’: Merging Genealogy and Africana Studies: An Introduction.” Guest Editor with Elizabeth J. West. Special Issue of Genealogy 2018:2. (Open Access Journal). http://www.mdpi.com/journal/genealogy/special_issues/Africana_Studies
Guest Editor with Donald Shaffer, Jr. Black Transnationalism and the Discourse(s) of Cultural Hybridity Special Issue of South Atlantic Review 84.2 (Dec. 2017).Full text
Review of Moses, Jesus, and the Trickster in the Evangelical South by Paul Harvey. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2012. South Atlantic Review 79.3-4 (Nov 2015):208-11.
Review of Water and African American Memory: An Ecocritical Perspective by Anissa Janine Wardi. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2011. The Griot: The Journal of African American Studies. Vol. 34.1 (Spring 2015): 71-72.
Review of Tipping on a Tightrope: Divas in African American Literature by Aisha Damali Lockridge. NY: Peter Lang, 2012. College Language Association Journal. Vol. 55 Issue 4 (June 2012):392-396.
Review of Soul Thieves: The Appropriation and Misrepresentation of African American Popular Culture. Tamara Lizette Brown and Baruti N. Kopano, eds. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. The Journal of American History. (2015): 945-46.