Here’s our quick reading list for International Women’s Day: We Should All Be Feminists, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou Letter To My Daughter, Maya Angelou Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza, Gloria Anzaldúa’s House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros The Crunk Feminist Collection, Brittney Cooper, Susana M. Morris and Robin M. Boylorn Krik? Krak!, Edwidge Danticat Women, Race and Class, Angela […]
Need a quick history on International Women’s Day? International Women’s Day #BeBoldForChange Campaign A Brief But Fascinating History of International Women’s Day College Students Explain Why They’re Participating in ‘A Day Without a Woman’ International Women’s Day: Calls to Action, Words of Praise and Rallies Who are the Women in Today’s Google Doodle?
Here at HBW we are using Women’s History Month to look at the contributions of women of color here in Kansas and throughout the country. We will be highlighting those who have made contributions to our collective cultural knowledge, as well as those who have become “hidden figures” themselves. On International Women’s Day we support #ADayWithoutAWoman and hope you will too. Here in Lawrence we […]
[By: Jerry W. Ward, Jr.] Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, celebrated his 208th birthday on February 12, 2017. He did not fail to inform everyone that he was of the party of Donald John Trump. In the first half of the 20th century, a number of Negroes and their non-Negro allies esteemed Lincoln as the Great Emancipator. They possessed fewer facts about Lincoln’s dream that the […]
Amy Earhart, associate professor of English and Digital Humanities at Texas A&M will outline how to create XML headers, the first step in harnessing XML for the Digital Humanities. Tuesday, February 7th 2:30-6pm 4074 Wescoe Hall RSVP to Danny.W.Caine@ku.edu
Come check out Ph.D Candidate and HBW staffer Will Cunningham IV at the Hall Center for the Humanities. “Negotiating (with) the Center in the Novels of Colson Whitehead and Yaa Gyasi” Tuesday, February 7, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Hall Center Seminar Room RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org
James Mercer Langston Hughes was born February 1, 1902 in Joplin, MO. The famed poet, novelist, playwright, and essayist spent part of his childhood right here in Lawrence, KS. A new short film produced by KU Professor Madison Davis Lacy looks at Langston’s time here in Lawrence and how it helped to shape the trajectory of his renowned career. You can read more about Langston’s Lawrence […]