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By KATRINA SPENCER
December 6, 2018
Filed under Arts & Academics

'Akissi' explores the discrepancies between what is expected from the environment of Côte d’Ivoire and what social norms is yet to be mastered.

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
November 29, 2018
Filed under Arts & Academics

"Best of Enemies" attempts to explain the historical relationship(s) between the United States and the broadly defined Middle Eastern region.

The Librarian Is In

‘Half of a Yellow Sun’
Directed by Biyi Bandele, based on the novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, 2012.

By KATRINA SPENCER
November 15, 2018
Filed under Arts & Academics

"Half of A Yellow Sun" explores Nigerian history.

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
November 8, 2018
Filed under Arts & Academics

Fire!!: The Zora Neale Hurston Story explores how black people are subjugated by a suffocating ideology of white supremacy.

The Librarian Is In: “Islandborn”by Junot Díaz, illustrated by Leo Espinosa, 2018

Islandborn takes readers on tour of a neighborhood that traces links to the Dominican Republic and cultural products that come from the island, like empanadas.

By KATRINA SPENCER
November 1, 2018
Filed under Arts & Academics

'Islandborn' takes readers on tour of a neighborhood that traces links to the Dominican Republic and cultural products that come from the island, like empanadas.

The Librarian Is In

“Coming to America”
1988

By KATRINA SPENCER
October 25, 2018
Filed under Arts & Academics

“Coming to America,” is the story of an African prince who is bored by the women he finds in his country.

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
October 11, 2018
Filed under Arts & Academics

Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
September 20, 2018
Filed under Arts & Academics

Katrina Spencer shares her thoughts on a work she describes as both a bildungsroman and a memoir.

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
September 13, 2018
Filed under Uncategorized

“Fluffy” is the most absurd book I have ever read. It is also one of the most endearing and nakedly vulnerable.

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
March 21, 2018
Filed under Arts & Academics

Literatures and cultures librarian Katrina Spencer is liaison to the Anderson Freeman Resource Center, the Arabic department, the French department, the Gender Sexuality & Feminist Studies (GSFS Program), the Language Schools, Linguistics and the Spanish & Portuguese departments. These affiliations ar...

Reel Critic: “Losing Ground”

By JOHN GOSSELIN
March 21, 2018
Filed under Arts & Academics

I would like to take this opportunity to discuss a series the Film Society hosted during February, the last film of which was “Losing Ground.” We selected three films (in addition to “Losing Ground,” we screened “Sweet Sweetback’s Badass Revenge” and “She’s Gotta Have It”) in celebration...

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
March 14, 2018
Filed under Arts & Academics

Literatures and cultures librarian Katrina Spencer is liaison to the Anderson Freeman Resource Center, the Arabic department, the French department, the Gender Sexuality & Feminist Studies (GSFS Program), the Language Schools, Linguistics and the Spanish & Portuguese departments. These affiliations ar...

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