american swagger · Uncategorized

the shadow supports the substance

This week, students enrolled in my “American Swagger” class are thinking through the across time possibilities and limitations of gender, race, class and  ethnicity  while studying the way in which people, even ones deemed mere commodities, make claims to power, which is to say, how they manifest swagger. The term “swagger” has a long history,… Continue reading the shadow supports the substance

American History · swagger

antebellum america swagger site up

It is always wonderful to have the chance to share my students’ discoveries. Happy to say excerpts from the capstone papers in my “Antebellum America Swagger” (HY 430) course are now up. Because of the pandemic, we are using this digital sharing to give students an opportunity to see each other’s work. They were charged… Continue reading antebellum america swagger site up