This is one of those rare weeks when what I am teaching in my intro-level course “American Civilization Since 1865” undergraduate class overlaps nicely with what is being discussed in my “Gender, Race and Urban Space” graduate class. In the former, I am addressing turn of the century reform efforts, hardening attitudes toward race and… Continue reading on judgement and self determination
It was so wonderful to be back in the classroom yesterday. My graduate students did a great job tackling Imani Perry’s bio on Lorraine Hansberry. It was a perfect book to have before me in a week where I turned 52 and found pleasure in setting boundaries. Like Hansberry, I have grown firmer in my… Continue reading no place like home
Loving my final playlist for my Gender, Race and (Urban) Space Spring 2019 course.
Happiness is getting through an “American Civilization Since 1865” lecture and saying all that you want to say and then some about empire – even as it emerges in complex ways around one of your favorites singers. The correspondences between how she’s seen and sees others poses tensions with Sojourner Truth and the unnamed “colored”… Continue reading made for now