Teresa N. Washington, Ph.D., is the author of The Architects of Existence: Àjẹ́ in Yoruba Cosmology, Ontology, and Orature; Manifestations of Masculine Magnificence: Divinity in Africana Life, Lyrics, and Literature; and Our Mothers, Our Powers, Our Texts: Manifestations of Àjẹ́ in Africana Literature. She is the editor of The African World in Dialogue: An Appeal to Action! Dr. Washington’s analyses are published as chapters in Harold Bloom’s Modern Critical Interpretations: Toni Morrison’s Beloved: New Edition; Yemoja: Gender, Sexuality, and Creativity in the Latina/o and Afro-Atlantic Diasporas; Èṣù: Yoruba God, Power, and the Imaginative Frontiers; and Step into a World: A Global Anthology of the New Black Literature. Her articles have been published in many noted journals, including the African American Review, the Journal of American Folklore, FEMSPEC,Southern Exposure, and the Journal of Pan African Studies.

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