Saturday, September 21, 2019
More on generations of black women students and artists
Earlier this week, I gave a presentation to one of my literature classes on generations and genres of black women poets--from Margaret Walke...
Digital Humanities Club: Week 1
On Tuesday, September 17, we had our first session of the semester. We completed opening surveys, and we took a look at East St. Louis po...
The East St. Louis Digital Humanities Club Fall 2019
This semester, we extend our East St. Louis Digital Humanities Club--an extracurricular program for high school students. The participan...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Haley Reading Group: “Pleistocene Park”
[ The Best American Science and Nature Writing (2018) ] Ross Andersen’s “Pleistocene Park” follows the scientist Nikita Zimov and his att...
Fall 2019--Haley Reading Groups
This semester, our Haley Reading Groups are covering The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2018 edited by Sam Kean Group 1 - Best ...
Monday, September 16, 2019
Poetry vs. Poetry entries
Since 2011, I've been blogging about tensions and conflicts in poetry. Here's a roundup of some of the entries. 2018 • April 28: ...
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Black women's poetry: from Margaret Walker to Megan Thee Stallion
Although I'm covering poems and lyrics here and there throughout the semester, next week I'll begin a full unit on black women...
Thursday, September 12, 2019
A checklist of works by Bryan Hill
Here's a checklist of dates and first issues of comic books and trade paperbacks by the writer Bryan Hill . 2009 April 15: Brok...
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