August 22, 2016

The post, "White Policing of Black Emotions," by Dr. Jervette R. Ward was featured on the website, Rhetoric, Race, & Religion. 

October 29, 2015

To listen to the podcast of the talk, visit iTunes.


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

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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...

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...

March 28, 2014

Dr. Jervette R. Ward created and participated in two panels entitled The Real Scandal: Portrayals of Black Womein in Reality TV (Panel 1 and 2) for the 74th Annual Convention of the College Language A...

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