Updates from Sha-shonda Porter

Sha-shonda Porter sent us some recent updates on her life:

  • My presentation at the National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in Higher Education went well (June 2010)
  • I have an article being published in Black Magnolia Literary Journal (October 2010)
  • I have been accepted to present “Cultural Responsiveness:   Initiatives, Pedagogy, and Self-Efficacy” at the Community College Humanities Association Conference (October 2010)
  • I have been accepted to present “Racial Identity Development Critique:  A Way of Reading and Writing African American Literature” (this is the actual title of my dissertation) at the National Association of Multicultural Education’s 20th Annual Anniversary Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada (November 2010)
  • I have also been accepted to present “Racial Identity Development Critique:  A Way of Reading and Writing African American Literature”) at the Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities in Honolulu, Hawaii (January 2011)
  • A chapter from my disseration has been accepted for publication in a collection that will be called Critical Perspectives on Percival Everett, and it will be published by  the University Press of Mississippi (late Spring or early Summer of 2011)

And of course, I am still working on my dissertation.

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