I loved Beyonce’s Homecoming, which premiered on Netflix this week. It brought back memories of driving to Florida A & M University since I was a preteen for the Classic and especially when I was a student at the University of Miami. There is something about being on a historically black college campus that can… Continue reading homecoming
This week, the graduate students enrolled in my “Gender, Race and Urban Space” class are reading Imbolo Mbue‘s Behold the Dreamers, a novel centered by the 2008 global financial downturn and the dreams of an immigrant family from Cameroon in New York City. This class will make ties between this book and the “The Harvest,” a… Continue reading dream
Shared close ups of my “Church Ladies” piece with a new friend today. It’s now above my home office desk after being part of a recent exhibit at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center. Still digging Solange’s latest. Yassss, #Floridawater.
Listening to Eartha Kitt as I tie together lots of loose ends including prepping for an exhibit at Gorgas House receiving inspiration from the work of students enrolled in my Fall 2018 “Antebellum America” class. Stills from their Power Point images are featured in this blog entry. Earlier this week, I had Donna Summer on… Continue reading musings
Loving my final playlist for my Gender, Race and (Urban) Space Spring 2019 course.
I am having a blast getting students enrolled this semester in my “Antebellum America” class ready for their cumulative mapmaking project. They must “tell a story” using a map. In other words, they will focus on a theme and see how it can be mapped using existing things and structures no longer with us. To… Continue reading just mapping