Unbought and Unbossed
Trimiko Melancon received the 2016 College Language Association Creative Scholarship Book Award for Unbought and Unbossed.
Melancon was also quoted in Melissa Harris-Perry's article on Beyoncé's "Lemonade" in Elle on April 25.
Celebrating Debutantes and QuinceaÃ±eras
Evelyn Ibatan Rodriguez, author of Celebrating Debutantes and Quinceañeras, will give a book talk on the meaning of coming-of-age rituals for immigrant American families on May 3 at 3:00 pm in the Cross Cultural Center at the University of California, San Diego.
"African American Writing is an important volume that proves, once again, why Werner Sollors is one of our important literary critics. In each of his essays, he provides important historical context and close attention to texts. The pieces on Richard Wright, Zora Neale Hurston, Ralph Ellison, and Charles W. Chesnutt shed new light on these well-known figures by providing analyses that highlight the depth and dimension of their literary projects. The essays on Frank Webb and Adrienne Kennedy focus much-needed attention on these understudied authors. This model of strong literary scholarship will be indispensable to those who study and teach African American literature."—Farah Jasmine Griffin, Professor of English and Comparative Literature and African-American Studies at Columbia University, Director of Columbia University's Institute for Research in African-American Studies, and author of "Who Set You Flowin'?": The African-American Migration Narrative
An engaging, first-of-its-kind historical analysis of four Rustbelt cities' efforts to remake themselves into tourist locales in the postindustrial era
"Although other writers have explored the history of the American Football League, Mavericks, Money, and Men is the most extensive treatment of the league to date. Linking the history of the AFL with a number of key developments in American society and culture, Ross skillfully synthesizes an array of personal memoirs with a wide range of compelling anecdotes. Archival materials also illuminate the internal workings of the AFL. Mavericks, Money, and Men is a valuable narrative history that captures key moments in the development of the nation's most popular sport."—Gregory Kaliss, author of Men's College Athletics and the Politics of Racial Equality
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