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It wasn’t just the physical limitations. He made us feel bad about ourselves.
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“Write it down, girl. Tell everyone how much it hurts. Sharing will make it easier to bear.” -Terri L. Jewell How do we become whole -- again, or perhaps for the first time -- after experiencing traumas that threaten to splinter our souls? How do we collect the shards of our broken selves that ...
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A must read from the foremost leftist political scientist.
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Academics are some of the smartest minds in the world. So why are they making themselves irrelevant?
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The number of non-academic administrative and professional employees at U.S. colleges and universities has more than doubled in the last 25 years, vastly outpacing the growth in the number of students or faculty, according to an analysis of federal f...
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Plus Silkk The Shocker, Jaheim, 702, Pharrell, Kirk Franklin and Ali Shaheed Muhammad on Lucy Pearl.
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A Texas-size tale of ambition, motherhood and political mythmaking.
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The following is Victor LaValle’s foreword to a new edition of Shirley Jackson’s The Sundial, out now from Penguin Classics. In 2007 my girlfriend and I went to see the latest Coen brothers film, No Country for Old Men, at a movie theater near Union Square in New York. The...
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A savvy young woman is selling Girl Scout cookies outside a cannabis clinic in San Francisco: http://on.mash.to/1mw6l41 
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In “The Sixth Extinction,” Elizabeth Kolbert combines scientific analysis and personal narratives to convey the history of earth’s previous mass extinctions and to consider what may come next.
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    Associate Professor, 2014 - present
  • University of North Texas
    Associate Professor, 2000 - 2014
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I'm a writer and a professor.  I've published a book of criticism, The Shadow and the Act: Black Intellectual Practice, Jazz Improvisation, and Philosophical Pragmatism (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2009), along with essays, articles, and arts criticism ( in various electronic and print journals, magazines, and newspapers).
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  • Indiana University
    1996 - 2001
  • University of Virginia
    1994 - 1996
  • Indiana University
    1990 - 1994
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Amiri Baraka’s ‘S O S’
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This collection of 50 years of Amiri Baraka’s poetry shows the firmness of his beliefs and the heat of his fury.

Marriage Is an Abduction - The New Yorker
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In “Gone Girl,” an independent single woman is taken from New York, her beautiful body is disfigured, and her accomplishments are taken away

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Professors, We Need You!
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Academics are some of the smartest minds in the world. So why are they making themselves irrelevant?

Where’s The Rage?
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Kamila Shamsie and Pankaj Mishra discuss the absence of political anger in Western literature and why we shouldn’t be so quick to condemn wr

Seedorf Heads Straight Into the Coaching Fire
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Clarence Seedorf has gone from being a player in Brazil to managing at his former team, A.C. Milan, which sits in 11th place in Serie A.

Big Band Holidays: JLCO w/ Wynton Marsalis by Jazz at Lincoln Center
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Watch Jazz at Lincoln Center's Big Band Holidays: JLCO w/ Wynton Marsalis on Livestream.com. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynto

James Murphy at It'll Do, 11/30: Review
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After a few days too full with family, hot stuffing, dry meat, sugary cranberries, and sticky pecan pie, folks rolled...

Seth Rogen and James Franco Recreated That Crazy Kanye Video Shot for Shot
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James Franco looks appropriately world-weary in the role of Kanye West, but the real star of this “Bound 2” send-up is definitely Seth Rogen

Book review: ‘Claire of the Sea Light,’ by Edwidge Danticat
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A matrix of betrayals, humiliations and grievous consequences are crafted into a gracefully written latticework of stories.

San Fermin: Tiny Desk Concert
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The orchestral folk-pop band's little song-worlds burst with ambition, talent and extreme joy.

RUNNING TRANSCRIPT: President Obama’s Oct. 8 news conference on the shut...
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The president delivered a statement and took questions from reporters on Oct. 8 at the White House.

Harvard Business School Case Study: Gender Equity
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An aggressive program intended to foster female success brought improvements, but also resentment and uncertainty.

Harvard Business Students See Class as Divisive an Issue as Gender
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The student body is somewhat economically diverse, but small cliques of the ultrawealthy seem to have grown over the years.

ISSUE 81: The Blues Hero in the Spyglass Tree :: Oxford American - The S...
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Published on August 19 2013. By Walton Muyumba. Walton Muyumba is a writer and critic living in Dallas, Texas. He's the author of The Shadow

Product and Pathology: Ben Fountain's Analysis of America in Billy Lynn'...
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One spot to begin tracing the novel's meaning is in “We Are All Americans Here,” Billy Lynn's seventh chapter. Norm Oglesby, Cowboys owner a

A Writers' Celebration of Romare Bearden - 92Y On Demand
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Playwright August Wilson praised Romare Bearden for his celebration of

Twin Shadow at Granada Theater, 6/24/13: Review
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Twin Shadow | Elliphant Granada Theater June 24, 2013 When Ellinor Olovsdotter took the stage on Monday night, she looked like anything exce

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