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Alice Walker, "Everyday Use"

Walker, Alice. “Everyday Use.” 40 Short Stories: A Portable Anthology,

       Third Edition. Ed. Beverly Lawn. Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2009.

Summary of Work
A mother and her daughter Maggie are waiting for Dee, her oldest daughter, to come and visit. 829 more words

PhD Work

Michel Foucault and "Difference" in Contemporary America

Difference matters to me.  I was raised in a conservative, American South culture with religion being the paramount dimension in my particular subculture.  But this upbringing in a rigid, highly structured atmosphere of “us vs. 486 more words

Poetry

Stacey Abrams' Historic Win in Georgia: A Reading List

On Tuesday, former state representative Stacey Abrams won the Democratic nomination for Governor of Georgia, becoming the first black woman gubernatorial nominee of a major political party in U.S. 724 more words

Reading List

Storyville

Here’s a few articles about Storyville, New Orlean’s old vice quarter. These articles include photos from EJ Bellocq, a photographer that hung out in Storville and took pictures of the prostitutes who worked it. 22 more words

History

Goodness, How Delicious, Eating Goober Peas

Boiled goober peas and an ice-cold Nehi — or peanuts and a soda, to those of us not from the American South — are a beloved snack below the Mason-Dixon. 364 more words

Quotes

Sally Mann

b. 1951

Sally Mann is an American photographer, who has photographed in the American South since the 1970s, producing portraits, still life, and photos of architecture and landscape.   514 more words