Charles Pryor Lecture Series

410.951.4150
Phone
410.951.6320
Fax
Hours and Location
Mon - Fri:8:30am - 5:00pm
Grace Jacobs, 5th Floor

Charles Pryor Lecture Series

April 2011
Dr. Robert Cataliotti
“Long Ways From Home”: The 1960s Country Blues Revival & America’s Racial Crossroads.”


March 2011
Dr. Kathleen Helen
"How to Build a Writing Platform": A Discussion and Workshop."


February 2011
Dr. Seth Forrest
"'Inflictin' Composition': Violence and the Real in Hip Hop from Jay-Z and Nas."


December 2010
Dr. Paula Pratt
"CRIB: The Birth and Growth of a Metaphor for Translation”


November 2010
Dr. Sidney Krome
"Bound’ for Freedom: The Journey of Three Souls: Faust/Gretchen, Raskolnikov, Bigger Thomas”


October 2011
Kokavah Zauditu-Selassie
“Tilling the Pan African Landscape: An Examination of Negritude Contours in Morrison’s Black Art


September 2011
Dr. Blessing Ogamba
“Okonkwo’s Ezinma, Beauty to Behold."


December 9th, 2010
Dr. Paula Pratt
“CRIB: The Birth and Growth of a Metaphor for Translation”


November 18th, 2010
Dr. Sidney Krome
" ‘Bound’ for Freedom: The Journey of Three Souls: Faust/Gretchen, Raskolnikov, Bigger Thomas”


September 23rd, 2010
Dr. Blessing Diala-Ogamba
“Okonkwo’s Ezinma, Beauty to Behold”


November 10th, 2009
Dr. Eunita Ochola
“The Role of Meta-Discourse and Messages of Intentionality in Effective College Writing”


May 7th, 2009
“The Keys to the Kingdom III:  Chess Records, the Blues Masters, and America’s Racial Crossroads.”


April 2nd, 2009
Professor Juanita Gilliam
“Zora Neale Hurston Speaks on Race Matters in Seraph on the Suwanee.”


March 25th, 2009
Dr. Elaine Sykes
“Historically Concentric, Spiritually Cosmic: Gifts of the Nineteenth Century Black Female Spiritual Slave Narratives and Black Feminist / Womanist Theology”


February 19th, 2009
Dr. Roger Stritmatter
“A Plan for God’s City:  Geography and Imagination in Minerva Britanna”


December 4th, 2008
Dr. Anthony Zias
“Leave Doubt Behind and Believe The Code!”: An Analysis of Belief Constructions Popularized by Left Behind and the Da Vinci Code.


December 4th, 2008
Dr. Matthew Hill
“‘I am a Leaf on the Wind’:  Cultural Trauma and Mobility in Joss Whedon’s Firefly”


April 24th, 2008
Dr. Robert H. Cataliotti
“’The Keys to My Kingdom’:  The Blues, The 1960s, and B.B. King at America’s Racial Crossroads”


March 28th, 2008
Professor Roger Stritmatter
“Playing the Dozens on Shakespeare:  Eastward Ho, Literary Parody, and the Date of King Lear.”


March 29th, 2007
Dr. Robert H. Cataliotti
“Everybody’s Doin’ the Mess Around: Project Updates and Extensions”


November 16th, 2006
Professor Zenia Jenkins
“What We Endure In Order to Teach: Literary Parallels of Loss and Goin’ On”


February 21st, 2006
Dr. Robert H. Cataliotti
“Jazz as a Model for Post Black-Arts Movement Fiction”


October 18th, 2006
Dr. Roger Stritmatter
“Herman Melville’s ‘White Jacket’:  Race, Identity, and Irony”


November 17th, 2005
Dr. Blessing Diala-Ogamba
“Breaking the Silence Through Yvonne Vera’s Narrative Style:  Without A Name, Under the Tongue, and Butterfly Burning


October 27th, 2005  
Dr. Pressley Tafari
“Black English”??!!


September 22nd, 2005
Dr. Roger Stritmatter
“I Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout To-day”:  Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Shakespeare, and The Topical Utterance  Or   Art Made Tongue-Tied by Authority


February 18th, 2005
Dr. Carola Hibschman 
“The Obstruction of Ancient African Civilization in World Literature”: The Importance of True Translation