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LaMonda Horton Stallings

Associate Professor of Gender Studies
Adjunct Associate Professor in American Studies

Send Email | (812) 855-0101 | Memorial Hall E. 130
Black Sexual Economies Project


Ph.D., English, Michigan State University, 2002
M.A., Appalachian State University, 1998
B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1995


G101 - Gender, Culture, And Society
G302 - Issues In Gender Studies (Black Feminist Perspectives; Gender and Sexuality in Black Folklore; Gender and Sexuality in the Black Novel
G701 - Race, Culture, and Gender in the African Diaspora


LaMonda Horton-Stallings is the author of Mutha is Half a Word!: Intersections of Folklore, Vernacular, Myth, and Queerness in Black Female Culture (2007) and co-editor and contributing author to Word Hustle: Critical Essays and Reflections on the Works of Donald Goines (2011). Her second book, Funk the Erotic: Transaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures, is forthcoming from the University of Illinois Press.

Recent Publications

Word Hustle: Critical Essays on the work of Donald Goines. co-editor and contributing author with Greg Thomas (Black Classic Press, August 2011)

Guest Editor: Black Camera Special Issue.  “Eroticism and Sexuality in Black Film, Cinema, and Video” (Spring 2011)

“Redemptive Softness: Interiority, Intellect, and Black Women’s Ecstasy in Kathleen Collins’ Losing Ground” in  Black Camera Special Issue. “Eroticism and Sexuality in Black Film, Cinema, and Video” (Spring 2011)

“Bi-bell:  Spirituality and the Sexual Intellectual” in the Journal of Bisexuality (Vol. 10, No. 1, Spring 2010)

“Punked for Life: Radical Black Masculinities in Paul Beatty’s White Boy Shuffle” in African American Review (Vol 43, No.1 April 2010)