Howard University Graduate School

HUGS Research Magazine
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ARTICLE Issue 004

Focus on Graduate Student Research

Candice A. Pitts, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English.

Candice A. Pitts
Candice A. Pitts

Graduate students at Howard University continue to engage in high caliber research that exemplifies excellence across a number of disciplines. This column will provide a bird’s eye view of these students and their research interests. We begin with Candice A. Pitts, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English.

Candice A. Pitts is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of English at Howard University and a Preparing Future Faculty Fellow in the Department of English at James Madison University. She received her M.A. in English Literature from The Ohio State University, her B.A. in English Literature from Albany State University, and her Associate Degree in History and English Literature from St. John's Junior College.

Her research interests include Caribbean, Postcolonial, Cultural, and Women’s Studies. She is currently completing her dissertation entitled "From Nationalism to Landscapism: Spaces Between, Marronage, and the Literary I-Mage-Nation of Zee Edgell, Jamaica Kincaid, and Margaret Cezair-Thompson."

Candice has presented at and participated in numerous conferences and conventions globally, including in Paris, London, Jamaica, Trinidad, and the U.S. She is the first place winner of the poetry section and received Honorable Mention for her short story in the 2013 College Language Association’s Margaret Walker Creative Writing Contest.

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