Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Charisse Jones and Kumea Shorter-Gooden's Shifting

This semester, a group of us will cover Charisse Jones and Kumea Shorter-Gooden's Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women in America (2003). One of our other groups will cover Ta-Nehisi Coates's Between the World and Me (2015), and another group will cover Sarah Lewis's The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery (2014).

Sept. 9: Chapter 1: The Roots of Shifting
Sept. 16: Chapter 2: The Pain of Gender Silence
Sept. 23: Chapter 3: The Many Shifts of Black Women
Sept. 30: Chapter 4: Seeking a Voice
Oct. 7: Reflections
Oct. 14: Chapter 5: The Sisterella Complex
Oct. 21: Chapter 6: Doing Double Duty
Oct. 28: Chapter 7: “Mirror, Mirror on the Wall”
Nov. 4: Chapter 8: Forging a Delicate Balance
Nov. 11: Reflections
Nov. 18: Chapter 9: The ABCs of Shifting
Dec. 2: Chapter 10: “Can I Get a Witness”
Dec. 9: Reflections

Fall 2015 Haley Reading Groups
Haley Reading Groups

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