Pandemic Teaching

The title above may make this post seem extremely urgent – as if this were an emergency. Well, in many ways it is. We are still in the midst of at least one global health crisis. I didn’t have the experience that many of my colleagues had in the Spring where classes were abruptly interrupted ...

Shakespeare and Spirituality

You may or may not know that I used to adapt Shakespeare into modernized prose narratives. I wrote Othello, for example, as a short story about a white South African guy enrolled at an HBCU and all the problems that ensued. During the pandemic, I’ve rediscovered many of these stories – much to my excitement. ...

Shakespeare and Black Atlanta, 1916

This post originally appeared as a blog for the Atlanta Studies Network.   Shakespeare in Black and White: Atlanta, 1916 Justin Shaw   In 2016, like many other cities across the nation and around the globe, Atlanta played host to a year of celebrations commemorating the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. But ...