Scholars Exchange

N-227 NY

Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2015  Time: 8:30 am - 9:30 am Presented by Prof. Alan Lovegreen & Laura Westengard Now popularly remembered as a California writer, John Steinbeck is equally a New York author. His 1925 introduction to NYC dramatically shaped the writer’s perceptions about urban life, manual labor, writer’s block, and even the weather.

Scholars ExchangeThings I Tell My Daughter: An Auto-ethnography of African American Mothering


Presented by Renata Ferdinand My research provides a glimpse into the minutiae of mothering that reveal the intimacies and intricacies of black women as mothers. Specifically, it uses storytelling as well as narrative and performative writing to uncover what might remain hidden in the very practice of motherhood. What I offer here is a candid