Gundaker, Ellen G. (gg2032)

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Gundaker, Grey
International & Transcultural Studies

Office Hours:
Thursday and Fridays, any time Most Monday Mornings Email (gmail) directly for appointment

Educational Background

Ed.D. 1988 Teachers College, Columbia, Family and Community Education
PhD. 1992 Yale, Anthropology

Scholarly Interests

literacies and communication; visual, material, and expressive culture; knowledge systems and expertise

Selected Publications

- No Space Hidden: The Spirit of African American Yards. University of Tennessee Press. 2005 (Judith McWillie co-author)

Signs of Diaspora / Diaspora of Signs: Creolization, Literacy, and Vernacular Practice in African America. Oxford University Press. 1998


- “Design on the World: Blackness and the Absence of Sub-Saharan Africa from the History of Garden and Landscape Design.” In John Beardsley, ed. Cultural Landscape Heritage in Sub-Saharan Africa, Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks (Harvard University Press), 2016, pp. 15-57.

"Give Me a Sign": Networks of Print & Practice in African America, 1770-1840. In Robert A. Gross and Mary Kelley, eds. A History of the Book in America, vol. 2., Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010, pp. 483-495.      

- “Hidden Education among African Americans under Slavery.” Teachers College Record, pp. 1591-1611. 2007


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