Kinohi Nishikawa is an assistant professor of English and African American Studies at Princeton University, where he teaches African American literature, print culture, and popular culture. His first book, Street Players: Black Pulp Fiction and the Making of a Literary Underground, was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2018. He’s currently at work on a project that considers book design’s role in shaping modern African American literature. Nishikawa's writings have appeared in the journals Book History, American Literary History, and PMLA, and in the edited volumes Post-Soul Satire and The Blacker the Ink.
The Return of the Return of the Repressed
“Peele wants to make clear just how long a nation can delude itself about what’s real.” Sarah Wasserman and Kinohi Nishikawa review “Us.”...