Join the AAASE for this series of Black Studies-related discussions with authors presenting their recently published work or work in progress.
Elon University pre-doctoral fellow in Public Health Studies, Yanica Faustin will be presenting her dissertation research titled “An Exploratory Study of Identity and Discrimination Among U.S.-born and Foreign-born Black Mothers in New York City.” While we have knowledge and documentation of differing preterm birth rates within the Black population by nativity, we do not quite
Women of color (WOC) report a lack of belonging and comfort in environments where they are underrepresented, and introducing a relatable role model may be one tool to address these concerns. The present studies examine how framing a potential role model as an ally for women of color can be used as a potential intervention
James Padilioni, Jr., a Ph.D Candidate and Teaching Fellow in American Studies (Africana-affiliate) at the College of William and Mary, discusses his dissertation project that is part ethnography, part history, part critical race theory, and focuses upon the circulation of iconography and ritual performances relating to St. Martin de Porres – the first of African
Jessica DeCuir-Gunby showcases a series of studies that focus on race, racial identity, and racial microaggressions in a variety of contexts. Implications are provided on how to address racial microaggressions within school contexts, including predominately White institutions. DeCuir-Gunby also discusses future research on racial microaggressions. (72)
Ross Howell graduated with a B.A. in English from the University of Virginia and earned an A.M. degree in English and American Literature from Harvard University and an M.F.A. in fiction writing from the Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa. At UVA, Howell won the Gray-Carrington Scholarship Award, the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, the
Drawing from her current research on the Congress of Racial Equality, Dr. Frazier explores the continuing relevance of Black Power to the academy in a talk entitled, “All Power to the Professor! How Black Power Can Help the Humanities Flourish.” (84)
April’s featured authors were Elon seniors Omolayo Ojo, Brenda Reavis, and Chelsea McQueen who have conducted Black Studies-related research for at least one year with Elon mentors. The AAASE Author-of-the-Month lunch series is sponsored by African and African-American Studies at Elon. In Black Studies-related discussions, authors present their recently published work or work in progress.
Olivia Choplin, Associate Professor of French, received her Ph.D. in French with a minor in Psychoanalytic Studies from Emory University in 2009. Her dissertation work focused on the representation of psychic space on the theatrical stage in contemporary French and Francophone theater. Since arriving at Elon in 2009, she has continued to work on Québécois
Jamaica is known as an island of reggae music and pristine beaches, but this presentation takes a look at the another, more troubled side of Jamaica. Dr. Damion Blake holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA.) and a Master of Science (MSc.) from the University of the West Indies (UWI) at Mona, Jamaica. He taught as
Dr. Jak Peake, Visiting Fulbright Scholar in the Department of English. Join the AAASE for this series of Black Studies-related discussions with authors presenting their recently published work or work in progress. (27)
Dr. Hella Bloom Cohen is Assistant Professor in the Elon Core and the Elon University Department of English. Join the AAASE for this series of Black Studies-related discussions with authors presenting their recently published work or work in progress. Wednesday, October 22, 2014 (299)
Dr. Julie Lellis, Associate Professor in the School of Communications, presents her published research about the public relations strategies African Americans used to encourage Durham, N.C., citizens to support black-owned businesses in “Dreaming of a Black Christmas and ‘What’s best for Durham.’” Join the AAASE for this series of Black Studies-related discussions with authors presenting their recently published