Jollof Rice With Grandma
Cook along with Ada and her Grandma as they make Jollof Rice! In this book, Ada is a 6 year old girl who loves cooking and learning. She is part of an international family. Her grandparents are visiting from Nigeria and she is very excited! Her Grandmother has promised to cook a popular dish enjoyed by millions!
Entertaining Uncertainty in the Early Modern Theater
Lauren Robertson’s original study shows that the theater of Shakespeare and his contemporaries responded to the crises of knowledge that roiled through early modern England by rendering them spectacular. Revealing the radical, exciting instability of the early modern theater’s representational practices, Robertson uncovers the uncertainty that went to the heart of playgoing experience in this period.
Living the Practice
For over three decades, Rohini Ralby, AB ’70, has shared the spiritual practice she learned through years of one-on-one instruction from her Guru, Swami Muktananda Paramahamsa. As her practice has deepened, she has found different ways to give outward expression to inward experience and understanding. In her 2012 book Walking Home with Baba: The Heart of […]
In King’s Vibrato Maurice O. Wallace explores the sonic character of Martin Luther King Jr.’s voice and its power to move the world. Providing a cultural history and critical theory of the black modernist soundscapes that helped inform King’s vocal timbre, Wallace shows how the qualities of King’s voice depended on a mix of ecclesial architecture and […]
Between 2016 and 2018, Elissa Bassist (AB ’07) saw over 20 medical professionals for a variety of mysterious ailments. Bassist had what millions of American women had: pain that didn’t make sense to doctors, a body that didn’t make sense to science, a psyche that didn’t make sense to mankind. But then an acupuncturist suggested […]
The compelling story of Charles Daniels, the first American swimmer to win an Olympic gold medal set against the rebirth of the modern Olympic Games in the Victorian age. The Watermen, a term used at the time to describe men skilled in water sports, tells an engrossing story of grit, of the growth of a […]
Radio Active tells the story of decades of activism of Joe Madison, AB ’71, a nationally known radio talk show host on the SiriusXM show “Urban View.” Co-written with Dave Canton, it traces his life from his childhood in a segregated neighborhood in Dayton, Ohio, to interviewing Barack Obama in the Oval Office. It’s a […]
This book from Alex Sandy Primm, AB ’67, is a collection of stories passed down over time from the distinctive people of the Ozark region. Shared to provide perspective on the landscape and people who inhabit the beautiful, culturally rich area of the Ozarks, Primm has assembled a group of oral histories that show essential […]
The Lost Cinema of Mexico
The Lost Cinema of Mexico challenges the dismissal of Mexican filmmaking during the 1960s through 1980s, an era long considered a low-budget departure from the artistic quality and international acclaim of the nation’s earlier Golden Age. Co-edited by Olivia C. Cosentino, AB ’14, with Brian Price, it examines the critical implications of discovering, uncovering and […]
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