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October 2, 2015

 

Contributions are being sought for a proposed edited collection that explores the portrayals of Black men in reality television. This collection aims to address representations of masculinity, compar...

September 26, 2015

 

 

Pictured from left to right: Dr. Sheena Harris, Ms. Armanthia Duncan, Dr. Derrick Lanois, Dr. Jervette R. Ward, and Dr. Le'Trice Donaldson

 

Scandalous: Gender, Power, and Sexuality in Scandal

Dr. Jerv...

April 24, 2015

 

 

UAA students Chad W. Keen and Janelle LaPlante are the short story winners of the 2015 College Language Association (CLA) Margaret Walker Alexander Creative Writing Contest. Keen received a $500 pri...

April 23, 2015

Dr. Jervette R. Ward was interviewed for the article, "We Are Queens," which was featured in the Anchorage Press weekly newspaper. Journalist and University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) student, Zakiya M...

April 17, 2015

 

Carly Campbell, a student in Dr. Jervette Ward’s English 307 American Literature II course, is a finalist in the Norton Anthology Student Recitation Contest. Carly needs your help to win the final ro...

April 11, 2015

Pictured from left to right: (First Row) Dr. Alison Ligon, Dr. Manya Whitaker, Dr. Jervette R. Ward, (Back Row) Dr. Andre Thorn and Dr. John Tilghman

 

 

During the College Language Association (CLA) 201...

February 22, 2015

Black History Month at the University of Alaska Anchorage included a screening of the film, Dear White People, followed by a panel discussion featuring Dr. Jervette R. Ward.

 

 

October 20, 2014

"What do reality TV, Zora Neale Hurston and "The Help" have in common?

 

On the surface, not much. But if you’re Jervette R. Ward, a recently arrived English professor at the University of Alaska Anchor...

October 7, 2014

Dr. Jervette R. Ward speaks at the University of Alaska Anchorage Campus Bookstore. Her talk, Sex, Race, and Class: Portrayals of Black Women in Reality TV is an excerpt from her forthcoming edited bo...

June 4, 2014

Dr. Jervette R. Ward, a professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage, has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend one of 30 seminars and institutes supported...

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