Posted by Emily MN Kugler

one last post

It was a privilege having all of you in the class. Some of you are going onto to life post-Colby, and we all will miss you. To those of you remaining, I look forward to seeing you this fall. On a more bureaucratic note, I’m not counting new submissions her towards your grade. Enjoy the … Continue reading

Originally posted on Bully Bloggers:
By Jack Halberstam We all know that Hollywood movies emerge out of a, shall we say, limited gene pool of ideas; and when that pool runs dry, the stumped screenplay writers just shuffle the jigsaw puzzle pieces of accepted story lines around until they come up with apparently new narratives.…

Schedule Tweak, Presentations, Final Papers, etc

I truly enjoyed our discussion today. Some updates: New Reading and Presentation Schedule (Secondary sources have been dropped; I’ll highlight some of the material in class) Monday, 23 April Discuss Woman and Victim. Discuss possible formations of Final Projects and Exams. If you like, you can make suggestions in the comments here or email me prior … Continue reading

Victim of Predjudice

Dear All, Here’s a quick change to the syllabus. Thank you for the reminder that page numbers and the Simpson article were not up yet. As a result, I’m changing this week’s schedule a bit.   Week 10: Cultures of Silence Monday:4/16 May Hays’ Victim of Prejudice  Try to get at least to Ch. 7 of … Continue reading

Another Dido

Another Dido

Slavery and Justice Exhibition at Kenwood House | English Heritage. From the website: Dido Elizabeth Belle and The First Earl of Mansfield Dido Elizabeth Belle grew up at Kenwood House, Hampstead, London NW3, (now an English Heritage property, 020 8348 1286). She was the great-niece of William Murray, The First Earl of Mansfield, who as … Continue reading