W. E. B. Du Bois, Carol Swain, and African-American Duality

Since there were some colorful comments on my previous post about Professor Carol Swain’s visit to Kent State, I thought I would share an assignment that I gave Professor Babacar M’Baye in our African-American Literature seminar: W.E.B. Du Bois, Carol Swain, and African-American Duality  In The Souls of Black Folk (1903), W.E.B. Du Bois wrote:Continue reading “W. E. B. Du Bois, Carol Swain, and African-American Duality”

Carol Swain’s Presentation on Immigration at Kent State

Dr. Carol Swain, professor of Political Science and Law at Vanderbilt University, gave a talk this afternoon at the Kent State University library on, “Immigration, Identity Politics, and the Decline of America: A Challenge for President Obama.”  I was interested in hearing Dr. Swain speak, because I thought her ideas, which are in large partContinue reading “Carol Swain’s Presentation on Immigration at Kent State”