Semmes, Clovis E.

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SEMMES, Clovis E.

SEMMES, Clovis E. Also writes as Jabulani K. Makalani. American, b. 1949. Genres: History, Sociology. Career: University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, visiting lecturer, 1976-79, assistant professor of black studies, 1979- 86, acting director of black studies, 1980-82; Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, assistant director of admissions and coordinator of admissions and financial aid for minority students, 1986-88, operations director for LEAD Program, 1987-88; Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, associate professor, 1988-93, professor of African-American studies, 1993-. Chicago Skills Center, teacher with Neighborhood Youth Corps, summer, 1973; Malcolm X College, teacher, 1974; Kendall College, teacher, summers, 1974-75; Olive- Harvey College, teacher, 1976; Roosevelt University, teacher, 1976, 1977; Northeastern Illinois University, teacher, 1986; guest lecturer at US colleges and universities; guest on radio programs; consultant. Publications: Cultural Hegemony and African-American Development, 1992; Racism, Health, and Post-Industrialism: A Theory of African-American Health, 1996; Roots of Afrocentric Thought: A Reference Guide to Negro Digest/Black World, 1961-1976, 1998. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to professional journals. Some writings appear under the name Jabulani K. Makalani. Address: Department of African-American Studies, Eastern Michigan University, 620 Pray-Harrold, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]