Now that summer is finally lifted Michigan from the caverns of cold, I can get back into my Knit Lit group readings! Kicking off the Summer activities we are taking a look at Italo Calvino's If On a Winter's Night a Traveler. First of all, the title had my attention because I immediately began to … Continue reading Italo Calvino’s If On a Winter’s Night a Traveler
Who should write a diversity statement Last semester (Sept. 2017), a friend of mine helped me with a class project that required me to recruit several individuals to participate in an unmoderated remote user test. Once everything was completed, she mentioned that I would make a good online teacher and that I should … Continue reading Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
If you have not read any books written by Nnedi Okoafor, then you MUST join Wayne State University's Knit Lit group when we venture into Okoafor's Spider the Artist. via March Madness!!!! I have read Binti and am currently reading book #2 (Binti Home) of the trilogy. Okoafor's novels are amazingly captivating. The imagery takes the … Continue reading Nnedi Okoafor!
Brownies and fiber arts and zombies, oh my!
Our March meeting will be Friday, March 30th at 3pm in State Hall 326. This month, in honor of Women’s History Month, we’ll be reading Nnedi Okoafor‘s short story, “Spider the Artist,”which can be found here.
Even if you don’t get a chance to read the story, though, we hope you’ll join us for some fiber arts fun.
Hope to see you there!
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I never knew this existed. What a great way to tour the world! Source: Google Maps Walking Tour
How often do you hear about everyday, ordinary people making some extra money using social media? I have been hearing a lot about it lately so I decided to see what the "Hoopl-la" was all about. I created a web page, You Tube page, and Facebook page, all revolving around women's hair creations. Now, this … Continue reading Passive Income Steams on Social Media
This article was incredibly uplifting in a time of political uncertainty. We have the new President taking his place in the White House and so many Americans uplifted with the pledge to make America Great Again. We also have the discouragement felt each time he opens his mouth to speak publicly, resulting in some group … Continue reading Carla Hayden: Librarian of Congress
At the beginning of this new year 2017, I told my husband that I wanted to begin writing letters to people who I once new very well (like childhood friends) and have since lost contact with or only see (occasionally) on social media. So I bought a stationary set (very pretty purple) and I have … Continue reading Write More!