Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Visualizing Time and Labor in “the Big 7” Project
By Kenton Rambsy At the 2019 MLA Convention in Chicago, I presented my findings from a year long data collection project. Working with...
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Juan Ferreyra's masterful artwork on Killmonger
I've been reading Bryan Hill's miniseries Killmonger and in addition to enjoying the writing, I've been really impressed wit...
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
The Black Short Story Dataset—A List of 101 Anthologies
By Kenton Rambsy I recently published my dataset of 101 anthologies to the Texas Data Repository. The “ Black Short Story Dataset ” inc...
Categorizing Anthology Types in “The Black Short Story Dataset”
By Kenton Rambsy The “ Black Anthology Dataset ” represents my efforts to collect anthologies that include short fiction by black writers...
Saturday, January 5, 2019
Lovalerie King in context
I wanted to share just a few short blog entries about my good friend, Lovalerie King, who passed away on December 22, 2018. I was mostl...
Starting at Penn State: Lovalerie King
Penn State colleagues Iyun Osagie and Lovalerie King Lovalerie arrived at Pennsylvania State University in the fall of 2003, just as I ...
"'I'm a student of Trudier Harris': Lovalerie King & that generation of exemplary black women lit. scholars
Lovalerie King and Briana Whiteside, both students of Trudier Harris One of the major, most productive scholars in the field of African ...
"I used to pick cotton": Lovalerie King and perspective
"I used to pick cotton," Lovalerie King once told me. I had been asking her how she maintains and keeps perspective in a field, ...
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