Ebony Coletu

Ebony Coletu is an Assistant Professor of African American Studies, English, and African Studies at Pennsylvania State University. Her forthcoming book, Forms of Submission: Writing for Aid and Opportunity in America, develops a theory of life writing submitted in forms for educational funding and employment, from slavery to the present. Her second book project, Pan-African Logistics, explores a back-to-Africa movement led by an indigenous African from the Gold Coast, targeting African Americans early in the 20th century. The book explores the technical issues involved in establishing the right of return and indigenous solidarity amid colonialism. She has contributed to various Palestinian solidarity campaigns in the US and in Egypt where she taught for five years.