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Rooting For Everybody Black in the Issa Rae Extended Universe with Jalylah Burrell & Danielle Fuentes Morgan

Inspired by HBO shows “Insecure” and “Rap Sh!t,” as well as Yvonne Orji’s new stand-up special and recent Emmy wins for Quinta Brunson’s “Abbott Elementary” and Jerrod Carmichael’s “Rothaniel,” Matt Seybold discusses the often precarious role of Black comic creators with two scholars of race, gender, and comedy in the U.S.

Samuels’s Trouble Begins Lecture Now Available

The 2022 Fall Trouble Begins Lecture Series presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies (CMTS) held its second lecture on Wednesday, October 12 at Quarry Farm. The lectures are free and open to the public and recordings of the lectures will be posted to the CMTS website.  The second lecture, “Haunting the River: Melville and Twain,” was presented by Shirley Samuels (Cornell University). For Mark Twain, the Mississippi River appears as a recursive site […]