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This course teaches how to judge a book by its cover...

Lynda Kachurek, University of Richmond Unusual Courses is an occasional series from The Conversation U.S....

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Being a librarian isn’t just about books – it’s about helping...

Michelle H. Martin, University of Washington Michelle Martin is the Beverly Cleary Professor for Children and Youth Services in...

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Madadh Richey, Brandeis University What is a “monster”? For most Americans, this word sparks images of haunted houses and...

How Octavia E. Butler mined her boundless curiosity to forge a...

Alyssa Collins, University of South Carolina In 2021, Alyssa Collins was awarded a yearlong Octavia E. Butler Fellowship from...

What is Afrofuturism? An English professor explains

Julian C. Chambliss, Michigan State University The new sci-fi musical “Neptune Frost,” set in a Rwandan village constructed with...

How a Black writer in 19th-century America used humor to combat...

Rodney Taylor, University of South Carolina Any writer has to struggle with the dilemma of staying true to their...

The lessons ‘Moby-Dick’ has for a warming world of rising waters

Aaron Sachs, Cornell University As an environmental historian and scholar of the 19th century, I spend a lot of...

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