University of Iowa Associate Professor Rachel Marie-Crane Williams discusses the humanities

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Title

University of Iowa Associate Professor Rachel Marie-Crane Williams discusses the humanities

Subject

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

Description

Rachel Marie-Crane Williams, is an artist and teacher currently employed as an Associate Professor at the University of Iowa. She has a joint appointment between the School of Art and Art History (Intermedia) and Gender Women?s and Sexuality Studies. She is originally from North Carolina (the Eastern Coastal Plain), but she has lived in Iowa since 1998, and taught at The University of Iowa since 1999. Her work as a researcher and creative scholar has always been focused on women?s issues, community, art, and people who are incarcerated. She earned a BFA in Painting and Drawing from East Carolina University and an MFA (Studio Art) and a Ph.D.(Art Education) from Florida State University. American alternative/single creator comics and graphic novels have been at the heart of her creative scholarship for the past few years. Her graphic scholarship has been published by the Jane Addams Hull House Museum, the Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education, and the International Journal of Comic Art. Her current projects include a graphic novel about the Detroit Race Riots of 1943, a mini comic about police brutality, and The Prison Chronicles, a series of stories about working in women?s prisons. In this oral history, Williams shares her experience working with women in prisons in Iowa to have the women tell their stories to share with the Iowa Women?s Archive and the importance of the invisible people in the story of Iowa and our world.

Publisher

History Corps, History Dept., University of Iowa

Date

2011-10-17 00:00

Rights

Copyright ? 2011 The University of Iowa

Format

audio/mpeg

Language

eng

Type

Sound

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewee

Rachel Marie-Crane Williams

Location

University of Iowa

Duration

00:10:27

Files

Citation

“University of Iowa Associate Professor Rachel Marie-Crane Williams discusses the humanities,” History Corps, accessed April 20, 2018, http://dsph-dev.provost.uiowa.edu/historycorps_sandbox/items/show/167.