Attending Sylviane Diouf’s lecture about the Clotilda at Troy University last week got me thinking about Randall Williams’ collection of Alabama slave narratives Weren’t No
Maybe it’s all semantics, but the question always seems to be there: what does it mean for someone or something to be “Southern”? I am
The perpetual blind spot that gives us the impression that we are separate from the rest of creation also may have fostered the belief that
Poetry of witness presents the reader with an interesting interpretive problem. We are accustomed to rather easy categories: “personal” and “political” poems— the former calling
As I read through my student’s letters of introduction, many implications for teaching occurred to me; I could envision opportunities for the coming school year.
In the multigenre research project, the student selects a topic and does research as if it were a traditional research paper: collecting information and recording