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I study the real and imagined city. From comic books to digital humanities projects exploring the African Diaspora, I’m deeply concerned about how space, identity and power interact.

Every Tongue Got to Confess Julian Chambliss

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I study the real and imagined city. From comic books to digital humanities projects exploring the African Diaspora, I’m deeply concerned about how space, identity and power interact.

    410 Mayor Edward Jones on The Zora Neale Hurston Festival and The Legacy of Black Agency

    410 Mayor Edward Jones on The Zora Neale Hurston Festival and The Legacy of Black Agency

    During the 2019 Zora Neale Hurston Festival of Arts and Humanities, we spoke to Honorable Edward Jones. He is the seventh and current mayor of Grambling, Louisiana, one of the historic black communities that founded the Historic Black Towns and Settlement Alliance (HBTSA).

    • 10 min
    409 Deborah Plant and Learning from Zora Neale Hurston

    409 Deborah Plant and Learning from Zora Neale Hurston

    During the 2019 festival, we spoke with Deborah Plant. Dr. Plant is an Africana Studies scholar and literary critic and an associate professor at the University of South Florida. She is also the editor of the recently published book, Barracoon: The Story of the Last Black Cargo, written by Zora Neale Hurston in 1931.

    • 27 min
    408 Pamela McCauley and Education Activism Inspired By Zora Neale Hurston

    408 Pamela McCauley and Education Activism Inspired By Zora Neale Hurston

    During the 2019 Zora Neale Hurston Festival, we spoke with Dr. Pamela McCauley. Dr. McCauley is a nationally recognized speaker, author, and a tenured Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems at the University of Central Florida where she leads the Human Factors in Disaster Management Research Team.

    • 13 min
    407 Julian Chambliss and the Black Imaginary Inspired By Zora Neale Hurston

    407 Julian Chambliss and the Black Imaginary Inspired By Zora Neale Hurston

    407 Julian Chambliss and the Black Imaginary Inspired By Zora Neale Hurston by Julian Chambliss

    • 18 min
    406 Joshua Walker and Innovation In the Spirit of Zora Neale Hurston

    406 Joshua Walker and Innovation In the Spirit of Zora Neale Hurston

    During the 2019 Zora Neale Hurston Festival, we spoke with Joshua Walker, one of the cofounders of Black Orlando Tech (BOT) about technology, innovation, and the way the Zora Festival is inspiring a new generation of black innovators.

    • 9 min
    405 Dr Deidre Crumbley On Finding Zora Neale Hurston In Scholarship and Practice

    405 Dr Deidre Crumbley On Finding Zora Neale Hurston In Scholarship and Practice

    During the 2019 Zora Neale Hurston Festival, we spoke with Dr. Diedre H. Crumbley, anthropologist and Professor Emerita at North Carolina State University about her long legacy of engagement with the Zora Neale Hurston, Eatonville, and the Festival.

    • 5 min

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