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Colin Dayan

Colin (Joan) Dayan is the Robert Penn Warren Professor in the Humanities at Vanderbilt. She is the author of Haiti, History, and the Gods, The Story of Cruel and Unusual, The Law is a White Dog, and With Dogs at the Edge of Life. Her memoirs of growing up in Georgia have been published in The Yale Review, Southwest Review, The Arizona Quarterly, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and The Boston Review. In 2012 she was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She lives in...See more