Tag: Scholarly Communities
Let the Circle of Sista PhDs be Unbroken!
As I have continued to make my rounds at professional conferences, summer institutes, and various university campuses I have been overjoyed to learn of all the other thirty-something black female PhDs who are making waves in the academy! It’s always great to see a friendly face, but to make contact with a friendly face…
Why I Love CLA (College Language Association)
I remember my first ever CLA Conference. I was finishing the final course of my doctoral degree and studying for my comprehensive exams. It was April 2005 and the good colored folks were gathering at University of Georgia that year. I had heard of CLA only the previous year, as my mentor and the…