Tag Archives: Culture

Annotated Bibliography

What I hope to accomplish with this paper is to move secondary education teachers away from predominantly ethnocentric texts such as Things Fall Apart or Palm-Wine Drinkard to something that shows culture without these tinted lenses.¬† The text I am … Continue reading

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Syllabus Project

Religion and culture in the African historical narrative Course Description: In this graduate level course, we will explore the role of religion in the African novel. The ties between religion and culture feature frequently in the literature to emerge out … Continue reading

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Hair in Americanah

Last year I took a course specifically on Antebellum history and the “Old South.” A ¬†section of this course was based on the styling and empowerment of hair involved with African American slaves and the power with which it held … Continue reading

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