Posts byLouie Dean Valencia-García

When Home No Longer Feels Like Home

"Go Set a Watchman" Examines Why Racism Exists

is unmistakably Harper Lee’s voice.To be sure, the providence of Go Set a Watchman is in question, and the work should be considered not as the book Harper Lee would have written and released today, but should instead be thought of as a curious time capsule of the United States in the 1950s. In many ways, Go

The Dubliners Project

irst published in 1914, James Joyce’s text is re-published here using the Project Gutenberg edition. Chapter introductions were written by students at Fordham University. Most images from Dublin City Libraries and Archive. The Sisters The Encounter Araby Eveline After the Race Two Gallants The Boarding House A Little Cloud Counterparts Clay A Painful Case Ivy Day in

Frans Masereel’s “The City” (1925)

A Look at Interwar European Cities

rans Masereel (1889-1972) was a Flemish artist who was known as being one of the progenitors of the graphic novel. Masereel’s wordless novels give a glimpse into class struggles in European urban centres. Factory scenes, large towering machinery, hunger, and poverty feature prominently in these panels. The artist also keenly observes the treatment of women

PBL presents: “A Childish Night”

Tuesday, 16 December, 6 p.m.: Flom Auditorium

Painting Bohemian Lives presents a night exploring the art of Childish Gambino. Come listen to the album, read the screenplay, and watch associated videos, exploring the way that Donald Glover crosses mediums and takes on social issues. Date: 16 December 2014 Time: 6 PM Place: Flom Auditorium in the Walsh Library (Fordham University—Rose Hill) RSVP at

Readings and Texts

This digital humanities class will use the following required texts.  Further, several articles, theoretical texts, and other texts will accompany the reading material. Students can find these books at the Fordham University bookstore, Amazon, or many of your local independent bookstores. Hideous Absinthe: A History of the Devil in a Bottle On Bohemia: The Code of the Self-Exiled Bohemians:

Coming Fall 2014

Coming Fall 2014! Course Description: This digital humanities course examines the emergence of bohemian and avant-garde culture through a study of gender, race, class, and nationalism in modernity. With a wide-ranging chronological and geographical scope, the selected Bohemias represent diverse spatial, aesthetic, economic, political, and social histories. This class will also look at the urban