Alaya, Flavia

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ALAYA, Flavia

ALAYA, Flavia. American, b. 1935. Genres: Cultural/Ethnic topics, History, Literary criticism and history, Urban studies, Women's studies and issues, Autobiography/Memoirs, Biography. Career: University of North Carolina at Greensboro, instructor, 1959-60; Barnard College, NYC, lecturer and assistant in English, 1960-62; Hunter College of the City University of New York, lecturer, 1962-66; New York University, Bronx, instructor, 1966-67, assistant professor of English, 1967-71; Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, associate professor, and director, School of Intercultural Studies, 1971-73, professor of literature and cultural history, 1971-, now emerita. Northeast Victorian Studies Association, president, 1977-81; City of Paterson Historic Preservation Commission, New Jersey, commissioner, 1988-98, chair, 1990-98; National Trust for Historic Preservation, adviser, 1991-2000. Publications: William Sharp-Fiona Macleod 1855-1905, 1970; The Imagination Is a Square Wheel, 1977; Gaetano Federici: The Artist as Historian, 1980; Silk and Sandstone, 1984; Signifying Paterson, 1989; (co-author) Bridge Street to Freedom: Landmarking a Station on the Underground Railroad, 1998; Under the Rose: A Confession, 1999. Contributor to periodicals and essay collections. Address: 520 E 28th St, Paterson, NJ 07514, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]