HBW Emerging Scholars: Toussaint L’Ouverture and the “Slave Narrative” Genre

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[by Amanda M. Sladek] The HBW Emerging Scholars series offers graduate student scholars the chance to share pieces that speak to their own critical interests in more depth than usual blog posts. Today’s post is by University of Kansas graduate student Amanda M. Sladek, currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition. Toussaint L’Ouverture is known as the father of Haitian independence and the leader […]

HBW Emerging Scholars: Edwidge Danticat and the Collective Self

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[by Caroline Porter] Editor’s Note: The HBW Blog is introducing a new blog series, Emerging Scholars, that offers graduate student scholars the chance to post pieces that speak to their own critical interests in more depth than a usual blog post.  Caroline Porter, currently pursuing her M.A. in Literature at KU, inaugurates the series with a post on HBW favorite Edwidge Danticat. Edwidge Danticat is […]