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fall 2019, or on the fun and the difficult conversation

Registration for the Fall 2019 semester begins March 25. On the burner again for me will be teaching “Antebellum America” and “American Civilization Since 1865.” Plenty of overlap will exist between these classes. How much has changed socially? Where do we see progress? Where does history repeat? How is power consolidated? Troubled? Which bodies are… Continue reading fall 2019, or on the fun and the difficult conversation

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sewsa moments and beyond

The Southeastern Women’s Studies Association (SEWSA) meeting in Oxford, Mississippi,  was absolutely wonderful. I feel more comfortable about my ongoing interest in Zora Neale Hurston’s time in Miami during the winter and spring of 1950 as presented in paper shared there last week.   I also feel encouraged after meeting so many scholars, among them… Continue reading sewsa moments and beyond