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Masculinity and Migration: The Black Atlantic Lives of Henry Highland Garnet and Peter Thomas Stanford
Rev. Henry Highland Garnet (1815-82) and Rev. Peter Thomas Stanford (c. 1860-1909) were nineteenth-century African American ministers whose dramatic lives intersected. Both descended from enslaved black southerners; both ...
Frayed Edges: Mediating Women in Popular Culture
A decade and a half ago, at my thesis defense, Dr. Marlene Kadar said: “your work is interdisciplinary, so it will always have frayed edges. That is part of the richness.” Dr. Kadar’s devotion to critical innovative ...
Curumin: Bíos and Thanatos in Brazilian contemporary movies
Biopics have found a promising market in Brazil. In the last twenty years, approximately fifty long feature movies were biographies of singers, actors, politicians, athletes, and musicians. The majority of the productions ...
Disruption: Maya Angelou and the Singing Body
This presentation will provide of brief overview of the singing body in Maya Angelou’s I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969), Singin’ and Swingin’ and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas (1976), and All God’s Children Need ...
Women Making Freedom: Rethinking Gender in Caribbean Intra-Regional Migration from a Curaçaoan Perspective
In recent decades, the number of scholarly publications on the feminization of migration has grown exponentially, as women increasingly migrate in the contemporary era of globalisation. Although migration is rooted in ...
Panel 5: Black Feminist Intersectional Methodologies for Life Writing – Kelia Taylor
Keila Taylor examines the process of conducting interviews involving non-religious black women subjects from an autobiographical perspective. I reflect on what I discovered about black women’s vulnerability, secrets, and ...
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Marlene Kadar's Life Writing: Feminist Theory Outside the Lines
In 1992, as part of her landmark collection Essays on Life Writing: From Genre to Critical Practice, Marlene Kadar published the essay "Whose Life Is It Anyway? Out of the Bathtub and Into the Narrative." When taken with ...