Category Archives: Book and Film

Dear All People: talking race in Obama’s America

Today, I’d like to talk to you about two accomplished and important pieces of culture: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel Americanah (2013), and Justin Simien’s film Dear White People (2014). I happened to read the one shortly after going to see … Continue reading

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He Who Must Not Be Explained: how the Harry Potter films decline to address the non-reader

For my first real post, I thought I’d treat you to a bumper article on a topic no one in my social circles can ever shut up about. Since graduating, I’ve undertaken two projects of monumental importance: getting a job, … Continue reading

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