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Alice Dunbar-Nelson

8 Podcast Episodes

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Alice Dunbar-Nelson: "Thought."

Poem-a-Day

Recorded by Academy of American Poets staff for Poem-a-Day, a series produced by the Academy of American Poets. Published on February 28, 2021. www.poets.org

1min

28 Feb 2021

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Episode 3: Alice Dunbar-Nelson as a Queer Icon: A Conversation with “I Am an American!” Co-curator Monet Timmons

Voices of Change: A Podcast Inspired by Alice Dunbar-Nelson

In the 21st century, Alice Dunbar-Nelson enjoys a reputation as an icon of LGBTQIA+ history. “I Am an American!” co-curator Monet Timmons discusses Dunbar-Nelson’s same-gender romantic relationships, her significance to queer heritage, and the tools scholars use to unlock LGBTQIA+ voices in history. Timmons, a Ph.D. student in the Department of English at the University of Delaware, has conducted in-depth research into Dunbar-Nelson’s life and relationships and shares personal stories of encountering Alice Dunbar-Nelson in the archive.

17mins

9 Oct 2020

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Episode 2: Alice Dunbar-Nelson’s Experience with Police Violence: A Conversation with “I Am an American!” Co-curator Jesse R. Erickson

Voices of Change: A Podcast Inspired by Alice Dunbar-Nelson

Many of the events of Alice Dunbar-Nelson’s life feel relevant to the politics and culture of the 21st-century United States, including her experience of police brutality. In this episode, “I Am an American!” co-curator, librarian, and professor Jesse R. Erickson explores Dunbar-Nelson’s struggle for justice against a white police officer who brutalized her at the U.S. Capitol and considers the incident’s connections to the Black Lives Matter movement of today.

18mins

9 Oct 2020

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Episode 1: Discovering Alice Dunbar-Nelson for Our Time: A Conversation with Yolanda Wisher

Voices of Change: A Podcast Inspired by Alice Dunbar-Nelson

Who was Alice Dunbar-Nelson, and why do her life, literary works, and political contributions resonate in the modern United States? In this episode, learn about the remarkable achievements of Alice Dunbar-Nelson with Yolanda Wisher, a two-time Philadelphia Poet Laureate, performing artist, and Rosenbach Board of Directors member.

16mins

7 Oct 2020

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“I Sit and Sew” by Alice Dunbar-Nelson

Read Me a Poem

Amanda Holmes reads Alice Dunbar-Nelson’s poem, “I Sit and Sew.” Have a suggestion for a poem by a (dead) writer? Email us: podcast@theamericanscholar.org. If we select your entry, you’ll win a copy of a poetry collection edited by David Lehman.This episode was produced by Stephanie Bastek and features the song “Canvasback” by Chad Crouch.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

3mins

15 Sep 2020

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Alice Dunbar-Nelson: "Hope."

Poem-a-Day

Recorded by Academy of American Poets staff for Poem-a-Day, a series produced by the Academy of American Poets. Published on July 19, 2020. www.poets.org

19 Jul 2020

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Episode 23: Alice Dunbar-Nelson, "Little Miss Sophie" (1895)

CultureMobile: The Literature Podcast of the BMW Group

Read by: Thomas Girst / Design: Christoph Niemann / Recorded by: Balthazar Girst

17mins

29 May 2020

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"La Juanita" By Alice Dunbar-Nelson [32]

Morning Short

Love our shorts? Share them (and earn swag) at Share.morningshort.com.Enjoy This Morning's Amazing short story. Morning Short produces one short audiobook every morning. Get your daily story via email: (http://Invite.MorningShort.com).-----What is Morning Short? -------Morning Short is a podcast/newsletter that shares one short story every morning. Our stories are like little audiobooks, and feature everything from romance, to sci-fi thrillers, to drama, and even detective/crime fiction. We sometimes even welcome special guests to our story, like Sherlock Holmes, everyone's favorite sleuth (or at least ours). Other popular genres are fantasy, comedy, satire, and tragedy. We even read some narrative poetry sometimes! (Some say we're a bit like Audible for short stories)-----Why listen to Morning Short audiobooks? -------Most of our readers just want a great story, every morning. They love the mystery aspect of it too, not knowing what story/genre/author will come next.Many readers use our service to improve their writing skills. We don't offer writing tips, but we feature a wide variety of legendary authors from around the world. Reading good literature is one of the best ways to improve your own writing skill.Others listen to us to improve their English. We're not an English-language course, but our stories are helpful for grasping idioms and english writing styles.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

12mins

18 Mar 2016