Here are some more links referenced today!
Here's the audio recording:
Sunday Q&A - 6/21
I've sent out an email with the information for our Sunday Q&A on 6/21 at 4pm. If you're planning on joining and haven't received it, just let me know. And if you can't make it, it will be recorded.
The overstory outside my window 5:45am:
Here's a link to the audio of our Sunday Q&A on 6/14:
Here's a link to the audio of our Sunday Q&A, with a focus on the nature of protest art and literature. Below the recording are links to the articles I referenced.
Mohan, Narendra. “Protest and Literature.” Indian Literature, vol. 18, no. 1, 1975, pp. 92–95. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/23333844. Accessed 8 June 2020.
Lauter, Paul. “Teaching Protest Literature.” The Radical Teacher, no. 79, 2007, pp. 8–12. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/20710406. Accessed 8 June 2020.
Vis, Farida, et al. “When Twitter Got #Woke: Black Lives Matter, DeRay McKesson, Twitter, and the Appropriation of the Aesthetics of Protest.” The Aesthetics of Global Protest: Visual Culture and Communication, edited by Aidan McGarry et al., Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, 2020, pp. 247–266. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctvswx8bm.18. Accessed 8 June 2020.
I wasn't able to record our Zoom session, but I have compiled a list of authors we discussed, along with additions. You'll also find two links: one to an interesting article on LitHub about expanding the canon of Black writers, and links to the podcast I referenced during our session.
Chinua Achebe, Chiamanda Ngozi Adichie, Maya Angelou, James Baldwin, Amiri Baraka, Gwendolyn Brooks, Jericho Brown, Octavia Butler, Edwidge Danticat, W.E.B Du Bois, Ralph Ellison, Alex Haley, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Marlon James, Naguib Mahfouz, Toni Morrison, Helen Oyeyemi, Claudia Rankine, Tayeb Salih, Zadie Smith, Natasha Tretheway, Derek Walcott, Alice Walker, Jesmyn Ward, Colson Whitehead, John Edgar Wideman, Richard Wright
And consider this article posted at LitHub:
The panel discussion I mention from Stanford Humanities Center (first link is to the website, the second is to the same as a podcast):
This Memorial Day Weekend, we considered the theme of memory in literature. Here are links to the recordings:
Here also are links to items referenced:
For our second session, I will be referencing musical works. Since we will be listening to segments during the talk, I've compiled the links below for you to preview and review at more length when convenient: