“From Cybele to Artemisia: Motherhood and Great Mothers of Ancient Anatolia,” in Motherhood in the Ancient World. eds. Dana Cooper and Claire Phelan, New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).
This chapter investigates female deities of Ancient Anatolia, in particular Cybele. While I was completing the research, a miraculous event took place. A 2,100 year-old statue of the Goddess was unearthed on top of a mountain, near the Black Sea, in Northern Turkey! Depicting the Goddess for the first time in a seated posture, the statue amazed the archeologists across the world.
The Cambridge Companion to American Civil Rights Literature, March 2015
Title: “Drama and Performance from Civil Rights to Black Arts”
Civil Rights Movement impacted all aspects of American life, including arts and theater. I analyzed the impact of socio-cultural developments throughout Sixties and Seventies, on African American theater, the Black Arts Movement and timeless productions by renowned playwrights from August Wilson to Amiri Baraka.
Reviews available in Callaloo and Journal of Southern Literature
The 14th Annual Black History and Underground Railroad Conference was well-attended by students and Civil War scholars February 15, 2017
Wednesday February 15th, 2017
Walk Auditorium, Ritter Hall, Main Campus 2 pm – 5:30 pm
Free and Open to the Public; AAAS students may receive extra credit for attending!