How do we recognize sameness but acknowledge difference(s)?

Title

The Danger of a Single Story

Author

Adichie, Cimamanda Ngozi

Type

Video

Overview

Born in Enugu, Nigeria in 1977, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is an internationally acclaimed writer of novels, short fiction and nonfiction. The recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship along with many other…

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Andrew Moodie’s Story of Belonging - Otherness

Author

Moodie, Andrew

Type

Video

Overview

Canadian actor and playwright, Andrew Moodie discusses the complex feelings of belonging, difference, and otherness he experiences as a child of Jamaican immigrants in Canada. Moodie relates how he…

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Title

Young Armless Man in the Barbecue Restaurant

Author

Koestenbaum, Phyllis

Type

Reading

Overview

Brooklyn-born poet Phyllis Koestenbaum is senior scholar at the Institute for Research on Women and Gender at Stanford University.  "Admission of Failure" appeared in a collection of…

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Title

Kalounna in Frogtown

Author

Wyeth, Jaime

Type

Image

Overview

Born in southeastern Pennsylvania in 1946, James (Jaime) Browning Wyeth joined a family of artists. His father was the famous painter Andrew Wyeth, and his paternal grandfather, N.C. Wyeth, was a well-known…

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Title

Nikki-Rosa

Author

Giovanni, Nikki

Type

Reading

Overview

Poet Nikki Giovanni was born in Knoxville, Tennessee and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Educated at Fisk University, she has been on the faculty at Virginia Tech since 1987, where she is a University…

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