DIGITAL/CONF: Story Map for Race, Memory, and the Digital Humanities

Moya Bailey, P. Gabrielle Foreman, Jessica Marie Johnson, Liz Losh, Marisa Parham,  and more present at the OIEAHC/Equality Lab conference Race, Memory, and the Digital Humanities, October 26-28, 2017. Johnson writes: "We’ve got a map!!! Thank you Liz Losh and the team at the Equality Lab for this really amazing visualization of our DH work. … Continue reading DIGITAL/CONF: Story Map for Race, Memory, and the Digital Humanities

AWARD: Colored Conventions Wins MLA Award

#ADPhD congratulations the Colored Conventions Project which has won the tenth biennial MLA Prize for a Bibliography, Archive, or Digital Project. It will be presented to P. Gabrielle Foreman, Jim Casey, and Sarah Lynn Patterson, from the University of Delaware, on behalf of the Colored Conventions Project team. From the MLA's Prize citation: The Colored … Continue reading AWARD: Colored Conventions Wins MLA Award

ARTICLES/DIGITAL: Foreman and more on the Colored Conventions Project

A recent issue of Common-Place (16.1, 2015) featured a roundtable on the Colored Conventions Project:   Vol. 16 No. 1 Convention Minutes and Unconventional Proceedings Colored Conventions Project Roundtable Jim Casey Vol. 16 No. 1 Liberating History: Reflections on Rights, Rituals and the Colored Conventions Project Colored Conventions Project Roundtable Carol A. Rudisell Vol. 16 … Continue reading ARTICLES/DIGITAL: Foreman and more on the Colored Conventions Project

BOOK: Foreman on Reading Black Women in the Nineteenth Century

Pier Gabrielle Foreman, Activist Sentiments: Reading Black Women in the Nineteenth Century. University of Illinois Press, 2009. via University of Illinois Press: Activist Sentiments takes as its subject women who in fewer than fifty years moved from near literary invisibility to prolific productivity. Grounded in primary research and paying close attention to the historical archive, this … Continue reading BOOK: Foreman on Reading Black Women in the Nineteenth Century

ESSAY: Foreman on Violence, Citizenship, and Histories of Slavery (2013)

Two years after Trayvon Martin was killed in Florida and weeks after the Michael Dunn verdict, African Diaspora, Ph.D. revisits P. Gabrielle Foreman's essay on violence, bodies, and black futurity (first published February 27, 2013 at the Black Space): "....I am a nineteenth-century literary historian who regularly wonders if she’s walked through a portal and … Continue reading ESSAY: Foreman on Violence, Citizenship, and Histories of Slavery (2013)

ESSAY: Gates and Ellis on Harriet Wilson, 19th Century Novelist and Spiritualist

Quite a late posting.  Many apologies on the hiatus.  ~JMJOHNSO For more on Wilson as an entrepreneur see Gabrielle Foreman and Katherine Flynn's 2009 Boston Globe piece here. Gates, Henry Louis, and R. J. Ellis. “Harriet Wilson's Sunday School.” TheRoot.com, January 10, 2011, sec. Views. http://www.theroot.com/views/harriet-wilson-s-sunday-school. Excerpt: As Gabrielle Foreman and Kathy Flynn have shown, … Continue reading ESSAY: Gates and Ellis on Harriet Wilson, 19th Century Novelist and Spiritualist