Ethelene Whitmire

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I'm a professor in the Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a former Fulbright scholar in Denmark at the University of Copenhagen. I'm writing a book, Searching for Utopia: African Americans in 20th Century Denmark. I've published related essays: "The Gay Black American Who Stared Down Nazis in the Name of Love," in narratively.com and "Traveling While Black Across the Atlantic Ocean," in Longreads.com. I'm the author of the book Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian, University of Illinois Press, 2014. Follow me on Twitter and Instagram