|Ph.D. (Harvard University)
Associate Professor of Writing
Primary Office: LIT 331
Primary Phone: Contact Department
Quarterly Office Hours
Affiliated Faculty for Department of Ethnic Studies
Recipient of UCSD Chancellor's Associates Faculty Excellence Award
UCSD Hellman Fellow
Section Head, Literature/Writing
Camille F. Forbes received her Ph.D. in American Civilization from Harvard University, an M.A. in History from Harvard University, and a B.A. in American Studies from Yale University. Teaching: The Short Story; Flash Fiction; Creative Nonfiction. She's currently working on a historical novel with the working title, Minding the Territory.
Introducing Bert Williams: Burnt Cork, Broadway, and the Story of America's First Black Star. New York: Basic Civitas, 2008.
"Dancing with 'Racial Feet': Bert Williams and the Performance of Blackness," Theatre Journal 56:4 (December 2004):603-625.
Co-author with Ghada Osman, "Representing the West in the ArabicLanguage: The Slave Narrative of Omar ibn Said." Journal ofIslamic Studies 15:3 (September 2004):331-343.