Here is the website where we will post all the biographies written by undergraduate and graduate students at UGA, Duquesne, and Davidson. Please follow the instructions on the website for submitting your biography via email. Let me know… Read More
This afternoon, I stumbled upon Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s Feminist Manifesto on how to raise a feminist daughter, entitled, “DEAR IJEAWELE, OR A FEMINIST MANIFESTO IN FIFTEEN SUGGESTIONS.” Seems to me this is a manifesto everyone should read!
In my ongoing effort to demystify the professorial profession, I’m about to reveal to you that professors write their own “prep pages,” too. Here are my unvarnished, uncorrected writings, as I attempted to make sense of all the… Read More
Here is a link to the Powerpoint presentation on Gertrude Stein & Mina Loy.
Here’s the link to join our Hypothes.is Group, ENG394-F17:AvantGarde. Instructions for using Hypothes.is, an online annotating tool: Download Chrome if you don’t have it. Create a free Hypothes.is account and activate it by email. Install the Hypothes.is extension… Read More
Here’s a link to my Powerpoint Presentation, “Looking Like a Futurist Poster: Mina Loy & Futurism”. My title, “Looking like a Futurist Poster,” comes from a letter by Neith Boyce (I think), who used the phrase to describe… Read More
Here’s a link to the PowerPoint presentation I created on Mallarmé.
In the New York Times this Sunday, Molly Worthen writes about the value of memorizing poetry, particularly in our age of rapid-fire digital soundbites: Understanding a good poem is hard — all the more reason to memorize it…. Read More
Here’s a link to the PowerPoint presentation I’ll show on the first class, providing an Introduction to the Avant-Garde. And here’s where you can find the digital Mina Loy project: http://mina-loy.com/
A course on the avant-garde must be avant-garde. It must be experimental, playful, agile, and daring. It must not be afraid to take risks or make mistakes. It must embrace chance, change, and laughter. It must tumble hierarchies… Read More
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