Anne Donlon


PhD in English, Graduate Center

Currently: project manager for digital initiatives, scholarly communication, MLA. Previously: CLIR postdoctoral fellow at Emory’s Rose Manuscript, Archives & Rare Book Library and the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship. I’m currently working on a book project on African American culture & the Spanish Civil War.


Community Manager, Humanities Commons, *Non-CUNY


The Graduate Center, CUNY 

PhD in English

American Studies Certificate

Barnard College

BA in English



Langston Hughes, Nancy Cunard, and Louise Thompson: Poetry, Politics, and Friendship in the Spanish Civil War. Anne Donlon, Editor. Lost and Found: CUNY Poetics Documents Initiative, 2012.


“”A Black Man Replies”: Claude McKay’s Challenge to the British Left,” Lateral 5.1 (2016),

“Things and Lost Things: Nancy Cunard’s Spanish Civil War Scrapbook.” Massachusetts Review 55.2 (2014): 192-205.

Special Issues

Special Issue on Challenging the Boundaries of the ePortfolio for the Journal for Interactive Technology & Pedagogy, co-edited with Dominique Zino and Amanda Licastro, Fall 2016.


Archives Of Transnational Modernism: Lost Networks Of Art And Activism. The Graduate Center, City University of New York, 2014.


Review of Miss Anne in Harlem: White Women of the Black Renaissance, by Carla Kaplan, Modernism/Modernity,  22.4: 844-845.

Making Accessible Futures,” review of the Accessible Future workshop at Emory University, The Journal of Interactive Technology & Pedagogy, 2015.

Review of Communal Modernisms: Teaching Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture in the Twenty-First- Century Classroom, edited by Emily Hinnov, Laurel Harris, and Lauren M. Rosenblum, Woolf Studies Annual 20, 2014.

Recovering the Black Cultural Front,” review of Black Cultural Front: Black Writers and Artists of the Depression Generation, by Brian Dolinar, Graduate Center Advocate, April 2013.

Running with Scrapbooks,” review of Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance, by Ellen Gruber Garvey, Graduate Center Advocate, February 2013.

Academic Interests

African American literature, Spanish Civil War, archives, digital humanities, modernism, scrapbooks, scholarly communication