Hey you, Why so serious? Happy Friday. xo, Yolanda Continue reading “…an intoxication of pleasurable amusement…”
My, my!!! My colleagues are giving me so much to think about this week!
Here fellow AAIHS blogger Rhon Manigault-Bryant writes about immediacy, thirst, and hunger, and I can’t help but think about recent honest (and dishonest) conversations about capitalism, the academy, feminism, and even black history that have been circulating lately.
Lester Spence asks what Black Studies should be in the 21st century:
Louise Erdrich interviewed in Paris Review:
Thanks to mi comunidad, I spent the morning reading about funk, writing about slave revolt, listening to KING (so therefore communing with Prince) and watching this video which is EVERYTHING has EVERYTHING and speaks to EVERYTHING.
The science of being black diasporic folx is bringing the profane and the sacred, the punished and the pleasured, together, juntos. We are delicious.
Check it out:
1806 Map of the Red River in Louisiana:
Marisa Parham interviewed by Melissa Dinsman in part 6 of “a new series exploring the role of the digital humanities, as well as the digital in the humanities as it currently exists in the US academy” for the Los Angeles Review of Books.
From: Annual report of Bureau of Ethnology, v. 7, by J.W. Powell. LC Many nations, p. 209 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
- Call For Papers
Global History of Black Girlhood Conference
University of Virginia, March 17th-18 2017
Organizers: Corinne Field, Abosede George, and LaKisha Simmons