The University of Memphis Magazine (Fall 2016) features Dr. Jervette R. Ward and discusses her edited collection, Real Sister: Stereotypes, Respectability, and Black Women in Reality TV. Dr. Ward earned the B.A. in Journalism and the Ph.D. in English Literary and Cultural Studies from The University of Memphis (U of M). She is a second generation U of M Alumnus. Go Tigers!
Dr. Jervette R. Ward will be a panelist for "Censorship, Diversity, and Young Adult Literature: A Panel Discussion on the Censorship of and the Necessity for Diversity in Young Adult Literature," an event hosted by the Anchorage Public Library. Dr. Ward is currently teaching the Graduate Course Once Upon a Time in Children's Literature at the University of Alaska Anchorage, and she is the author of "In Search of Diversity: Dick and Jane and Their Black Playmates." The panel i