The U’s Department of English compiled a list of books, graphic novels and poetry to help readers better understand and further explore racism in America.
Department of English
Popular culture and high literature are not mutually exclusive.
“I’m very excited about the novel (fiction) called ‘Wacko’s City of Fun Carnival.’ It is loosely based on my own experience of running away from home at 15 and a half and joining a traveling carnival. As my mother always told me, ‘How could somebody be born on Halloween, in a cab, in San Francisco and not have an interesting life?’ And, she was absolutely correct.”
Stuart K. Culver, associate professor of English will begin immediately.
A new initiative is aimed at adding a global perspective to the division’s curriculum.
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