Tag Archives: Identity

New Student Convocation at Syracuse University

I had the honor of delivering the faculty address to incoming Syracuse University Students Continue reading

Posted in Charisse is Cool, Classes, Professional | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

What is Blackness?

Blackness involved an awareness of one’s history, a shared experience, and a comfort in one’s current skin with an idealized hope for the future. Continue reading

Posted in Intersectional Identities, Media and identity Construction | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Remix: Teaching Diversity and Promoting Inclusivity with Digital Artifacts

Although some may believe that simply learning about diversity and media representation will make our students better people and therefore better media producers, other concerns in their early career (e.g., colleague hierarchy, maintaining employment) may inhibit this new generation of media … Continue reading

Posted in Classes | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

F8: Why I love the Fast and Furious Franchise

F8: Better than Furious Seven, still not as good as Fast Five. But #Letty and #Ramsey are my new favorite #dynamicduo. Continue reading

Posted in Blog Posts, Movies | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Mary Tyler Moore: The Exemplary Disruption of the Single City Girl now available at flowjournal.org

https://www.flowjournal.org/2017/02/disruption-of-the-single-city-girl-archetype/ This weekend, I met Jay Sandrich, director/producer on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Cosby Show, A Different World, SOAP, Benson, Empty Nest, It Takes Two, The Tony Randall Show, Golden Girls, and more. He liked my essay, but thought … Continue reading

Posted in Classes, Media and identity Construction, Research, Television | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment