Lindsay Griffiths

Role
Doctoral Candidate
Title
Department of African American Studies & Department of English
Bio/Description

Lindsay Griffiths joined the Department of English Literature at Princeton University in 2018. Prior to this, she earned her B.A. from CUNY Hunter College in English Literature and Spanish/English Translation. There, she produced a senior thesis on George Schuyler’s Black No More. She is also the translator of Mercedes Cebrián’s Burp. Apuntes Gastronómicos (Burp: Gastronomical Writings), a selection of poems in Almudena Vidoretta’s Algunos hombres insaciables, as well as being the co-translator of a number of short stories.

Lindsay’s intellectual life at Princeton is centered on African American and Afro-Caribbean Literature of the 19th and 20th centuries. Her work explores Black international exchange, examining the ways that translation influences and is, in turn, influenced by the complexities of diaspora.