Hamilton, Samuel Z.

Samuel Z. Hamilton is a graduate student in the University of Florida’s English program in Gainesville, Florida. Prior to his education at Florida, Sam taught high school English in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, after having received a Master’s to teach from the University of Pittsburgh. He has presented at a number of conferences focusing on African-American literature and music, including “True Blue Blues People: Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston’s Anticipation of Amiri Baraka at the College Language Association annual conference. The native of Pittsburgh specializes in 20th century African-American radical aesthetics and rhetoric.