Thursday, May 31, 2012

The Coverage of Authors, Books & Special Topics

Over the years, I've produced round-ups of articles on various authors, books, and special topics. These "coverage" series provide links that I hope are useful to readers interested in getting a sense of different perspectives on an issue.

What follows is a round-up of some of those coverage entries.

2017
• February 23: Roundup of coverage concerning potential arts and humanities budget cuts 

2016
• January 18: Coverage of Paul Beatty's The Sellout
• January 4: Coverage of John Keene and Counternarratives 

2015
• October 17: Books on Hip Hop 
• June 26: Coverage of Ta-Nehisi Coates and "Between the World and Me" 
 
2014
• Aug. 12: Coverage of Mike Brown 
• July 21: Coverage of whether poetry matters  
May 22: Coverage of Ta-Nehisi Coates's "The Case for Reparations"
• May 5: Coverage of Colson Whitehead's Noble Hustle
• April 1: The Coverage of Ta-Nehisi Coates on black men and culture of poverty
March 9: My Brother's Keeper
• January 10: Coverage on Amiri Baraka's passing 

2013
• July 6: Coverage of the Humanities conversation 
• May 21: Coverage of Barack Obama's Morehouse Speech 
• March 9: The writing for free (exposure) vs. writing for pay debate
• January 26: Coverage of 'the death of poetry'
• January 21: Richard Blanco's poem at Obama's Second Inauguration

2012
• December 25: Coverage of Django Unchained
• December 12: The Rise and coverage of Ayana Mathis
• October 31: Notebook on the blog Entries of Jerry W. Ward, Jr.
• September 14: Coverage on the casting of Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone
• September 9: Profiles & Extended coverage on African Americans
• August 26: The coverage of Ta-Nehisi Coates's "Fear of a Black President" essay
• May 9: Black Studies, Naomi Riley, and the Chronicle
• May 2: Toni Morrison & Home
• April 18:  Tracy K. Smith's Pulitzer-Prize Win
• March 25: The Walking Dead's Michonne
• March 24: Trymaine Lee's coverage of the Trayvon Martin Case
• March 23: Ta-Nehisi Coates's coverage of the Trayvon Martin Case
• March 17: Trayvon Martin: early coverage

2011
• December 30: Rita Dove's Anthology
• December 27: Michael Eric Dyson's Jay-Z Course
• November 17: Nikky Finney's Big Win
• September 23: Randall Kennedy's "The Persistence of the Color Line"
• May 4: Michelle Obama Dancing
• April 18: Manning Marable and Malcolm X
• March 6: Mat Johnson's Pym
• February 7: Kevin Young’s Ardency

2010 
• July 6: The Boondocks

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