Sunday, December 11, 2011

Cindy Lyles's Black Studies Cultural Commentary

Cindy Lyles has been a lead contributor for our blog, primarily writing about poetry. She has also produced entries for the Project on the History of Black Writing (HBW) blog. Cindy has facilitated our reading group focused on Malcolm Gladwell's collection of essays What the Dog Saw.

Cindy is a poet, graduate student in literature, and program coordinator for Black Studies @ SIUE. In addition to producing verse, she writes about black women, African American poetry, and her hometown East St. Louis. This past summer, Cindy participated in a Sonia Sanchez Seminar sponsored by the Furious Flower Poetry Center at James Madison.

• February 22: Issa Rae’s Future Histories
• February 12: Janette...ikz's Future Histories
• January 18: Black Women Poets Take on the City

• October 4: 25 Poems by Black Women about the City
• September 17: Shakespeare Meets East Saint
• February 15: Blogging about Black Women Poets  
• December 9: Eugene B. Redmond: A Human Vertex
• December 5: Redmond, Dunham & the EBR Digital Collection
• December 1: A Renegade Woman: Margaret Walker's "Kissie Lee"
• November 23: Song: The Invisible Character in “Song of Solomon” HBW
• October 25: Exploring the Tight Bond between Music and Poetry  HBW
• October 19: The Process of Creating a Poetry Exhibit 
• October 15: Decoding "mesostics from the american grammar book Pt. 3
• October 13: Decoding “mesostics from the american grammar book” Pt. 2
• October 10: Decoding “mesostics from the american grammar book” Pt. 1
• October 5: The Poet Showdown: “Prompt” by Allison Joseph
• September 21: I Say: Speaking Agency in Sonia Sanchez’s “Song No. 2”  HBW
• August 27: A Fire Like Hers: Sonia Sanchez’s morning haiku

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