In honor of Black History month, a podcast about famed writer and poet Margaret Walker, oral histories of the civil rights movement, and more…with Dr. Robert Luckett of Jackson State University. Show Notes: CLICK HERE to visit the Digital Archives at the Margaret Walker Center: They include a digital archives project, book[Read More]
Small Moments, Lasting Impact
By Pamela Pacelli Cooper with guest blogger Sharon Carey When my colleague Mary-Anne taught a lunchtime class on Gingkoes a few weeks ago, she was surprised at all the memories that the trees elicited from her students. I am sharing one of those memories here. It is a magical moment that remains luminous and meaningful[Read More]
Life Preservers Podcast: Episode 1 – An Interview with Marcia Orland
Welcome to the first episode of our new podcast! Each episode of Life Preservers: A Personal History Podcast will feature interviews designed to help you think about personal history–what it is, how to do it, why to do it, and how personal histories create a correspondence with the future. In addition to the interviews, we’ll point[Read More]
“You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby”…but you’ve got a long, long way to go.
A post for Women’s History Month, 2015 By Pam Pacelli Cooper, Verissima Productions Many people are used to thinking about women’s struggles to gain equality and physical safety as a thing of the past. We see the statistics describing women’s rise to the top in corporations, in educational achievement, in politics, and in[Read More]