Professor of English and African-American Studies at the University of Iowa Miriam Thaggert discusses the humanities

Dublin Core

Title

Professor of English and African-American Studies at the University of Iowa Miriam Thaggert discusses the humanities

Subject

Humanities at Iowa
Why the Humanities Matter
Social History; United States History

Description

Miriam Thaggert is an Associate Professor of English and African-American Studies at the University of Iowa. Her research focuses on 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century African-American literature, American modernism, and American visual culture. Her first book, Images of Black Modernism (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2010) examines Harlem Renaissance aesthetic theories, fiction, and photography and the formation of early-twentieth-century African-American modernism. Her research interests include critical race theory, film and popular culture, and photography.

Publisher

History Corps, History Dept., University of Iowa

Date

2012-11-13 00:00

Rights

Copyright 2012 The University of Iowa

Format

audio/mp3

Language

eng

Type

Sound

Identifier

http://flashmedia.uiowa.edu/clas/history/historycorps/Humanities_At_Iowa/2012-13/Thaggert/Audio/HATI_2012-13_Thaggert2.mp3

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Noaquia Callahan

Interviewee

Miriam Thaggert

Location

University of Iowa

Duration

00:13:50

Files

Citation

“Professor of English and African-American Studies at the University of Iowa Miriam Thaggert discusses the humanities ,” History Corps, accessed January 19, 2018, http://dsph-dev.provost.uiowa.edu/historycorps_sandbox/items/show/164.