Historians Jessica Marie Johnson (Michigan State University) and WGSS’s Treva Blaine Lindsey (The Ohio State University) discuss their Black History “Must Reads.” Johnson and Lindsey are the co-authors of the recent essay “Searching for Climax: Black Erotic Lives in Slavery and Freedom” in Meridians.
Bookscombined.com is a blog that features academics and their thoughts on their favorite books. In this particular post, OSU Professor Linda Mizejewski reflects on which books that made her feminist and shares how the process of becoming can problematize your relationships and how you view the world around you.
Also, Professor Mizejewski’s Pretty/Funny: Women Comedians and Body Politics is now out on paperback from University of Texas Press. Please see funny celebratory Liz Lemons meme!