A Thesis on Mixed-Race Protagonists

On behalf of the MTLFF concentration, congratulations to Nicole Herche upon successfully defending her thesis, “Between Two Worlds: The Depiction of Mixed-Race Ostracism by the Minority Group in Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony, Matt de la Peña’s Mexican Whiteboy, and Heidi Durrow’s The Girl Who Fell from the Sky,” directed by Dr. Huang.

Nadine Moore successfully defends a thesis on “A Black Body Electric”

On behalf of the faculty in Multicultural and Transnational Literatures, Foklore, and Film, congratulations to Nadine Moore upon successfully defending her thesis “A “Black Body Electric” – African American Rhetoric(s) and the Hip-Hop Aesthetic: Claudia Rankine’s Citizen, Beyoncé Knowles’ Lemonade, and Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me, directed by Dr. Will Banks.

Diversity Activities for Kindergartners

Congratulations to Jazmin Brooke Pittman upon the successful defense of her CAPS project, “Kindergarten Transformation: African American Heritage Celebration.” Promoting diversity, Afrrican American history, and the arts in the context of teaching five-year-olds is a remarkable achievement, and we’re excited and proud to learn about the work that Jazmin is doing in Charlotte.

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