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Books Acquired Recently: Desk Copy Edition

I already had the most recent editions (and thus the ones that are in print that the campus bookstore can order for students) of most of the books that I’ll be teaching this semester. 53 more words

Literature

If Nella Larsen...

were to blog vehemently on any topic, I believe that topic would be interracial communication and tolerance. Nella Larsen’s novel, Passing, draws from reality; the author, like her protagonists, existed in a place between not quite black or white. 140 more words

Cerebral

I ’m nobody! Who are you? Are you nobody, too?

These are wonderful spoken word interpretations of a piece by young, bi-racial woman artist, Zora Howard. I strongly suggest you watch them.

As our class has been asked to explore identity, I’ve thought about what it means to have an identity and what elements create an identity. 749 more words

Cerebral

Nella Larsen: Quicksand / Passing

It’s interesting to see a book reclaimed as a classic when you’ve never heard of the author. ‘Classic’ – here it’s in the Serpent’s Tail Classics… 1,156 more words

Nella Larsen