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Public Relations Used To Be A Male-Dominated Industry. Female Publicists Are Changing That Public Relations Used To Be A Male-Dominated Industry. Female Publicists Are Changing That https://www.forbes.com/sites/mayarichard-craven/2024/03/06/public-relations-used-to-be-a-male-dominated-industry-female-publicists-are-changing-that/?sh=3090753a64052024-03-06T05:00:00ZForbesArticle quotes UD alumna Alyssa Ashley, who started interning for HBO during her first semester while studying English and Africana studies. "We [women] bring new perspectives to the table. We see the overarching picture." https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2272
UD professor helps organize transcribe a thon UD professor helps organize transcribe a thon https://mms.tveyes.com/MediaView/?c3RhdGlvbj02NDQwJlN0YXJ0RGF0ZVRpbWU9MDElMmYyNiUyZjIwMjQrMDclM2EwNiUzYTExJkVuZERhdGVUaW1lPTAxJTJmMjYlMmYyMDI0KzA3JTNhMDYlM2E1OCYmJmR1cmF0aW9uPTI5NzkyMCZtb2RlZGl0b3JvcmRlcnBsYWNlZGNhbGxiYWNrPWh0dHBzJTNhJTJmJTJmdHZleWVzLWFwa2024-01-26T05:00:00ZWNYCLaura Helton, assistant professor of english and history, organized a transcribe a thon for the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem and was featured. https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2251
The work of a Black studies pioneer is preserved at 'Transcribe-a-Thon' The work of a Black studies pioneer is preserved at 'Transcribe-a-Thon' https://gothamist.com/arts-entertainment/the-work-of-a-black-studies-pioneer-is-preserved-at-transcribe-a-thon2024-01-26T05:00:00ZGothamist“There would be no field of Black studies had it not been for these earlier generations who built the collections, saved the materials, documented what was going on,” said Laura Helton, an assistant English and history professor at UD and a co-organizer of the event. https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2257
Schomburg Center celebrates namesake's 150th birthday with Transcribe-A-Thon Schomburg Center celebrates namesake's 150th birthday with Transcribe-A-Thon https://www.cbsnews.com/newyork/news/schomburg-center-namesakes-150th-birthday-transcribe-a-thon/2024-01-24T05:00:00ZCBS NewsLaura Helton, assistant professor of English and history, is interviewed in this piece about the massive undertaking to transfer the words of historian Arturo Schomburg from print to web. "There are 11 million items in this building, and only a fraction of those old books and papers are digitized because it takes a lot of work." https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2249
Opinion: A Blueprint for Graduate Student LeadershipOpinion: A Blueprint for Graduate Student Leadershiphttps://www.insidehighered.com/opinion/career-advice/2023/09/12/how-be-successful-leader-graduate-school-opinion2023-09-12T04:00:00ZInside Higher EdIt’s challenging to balance it with academic commitments, but there are ways to do so successfully, writes William A. Repetto, graduate liaison for grant facilitation and English program development, and a co-author from the University of Michigan Medical School.https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2188
How the author of ‘California, a Slave State’ revised our too-sunny historyHow the author of ‘California, a Slave State’ revised our too-sunny historyhttps://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/books/story/2023-06-28/how-the-author-of-california-a-slave-state-revised-our-too-sunny-history2023-06-28T04:00:00ZLos Angeles TimesThe Los Angeles Times interviewed English professor Jean Pfaelzer about her new book “California, A Slave State." The book details how Golden State's reputation as the land of endless possibility was actually built on slavery.https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2162
Op-ed: Who is being ignored in California’s latest reparations push?Op-ed: Who is being ignored in California’s latest reparations push?https://www.dailynews.com/2023/04/07/jon-coupal-a-parade-of-lies-from-the-league-of-california-cities/2023-04-07T04:00:00ZLos Angeles Daily NewsOpinion piece mentions “California: A Slave State,” a new book by English professor Jean Pfaelzer, which claims that while California never had many African-descended slaves, it has had many others, including an unknown number of human-trafficked women held as sex slaves today.https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2131
African American Public Humanities Initiative (AAPHI) featuredAfrican American Public Humanities Initiative (AAPHI) featuredhttps://www.nhalliance.org/training_report2023-03-19T04:00:00ZNational Humanities AllianceAfrican American Public Humanities Initiative is a five year, cohort-based program that provides year-round training, tuition and summer stipend support for Ph.D. students in history, English and art history interested in grounding their publicly engaged scholarship in African American contexts. The program’s interdisciplinary training focuses on collections based research, material cultural studies, and digital humanities, with students gaining experience through coursework, internships, and independent projects.https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2100
Who Will Care for ‘Kinless’ Seniors?Who Will Care for ‘Kinless’ Seniors?https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/03/health/elderly-living-alone.html2022-12-07T05:00:00ZThe New York TimesJoan DelFattore, professor emerita of English, gave her thoughts on kinless seniors. She dislikes “the cultural perception that old people being without immediate family has to mean that you’re needy, you don’t have support.”https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2083
How Dustin Nguyen of ‘21 Jump Street’ helped change the way we see Asian American menHow Dustin Nguyen of ‘21 Jump Street’ helped change the way we see Asian American menhttps://www.today.com/popculture/tv/dustin-nguyen-21-jump-street-helped-change-views-asian-american-men-rcna323062022-06-17T04:00:00ZWeekend Today (NBC)Nguyen's character was Vietnamese on the show, which carried a lot of significance at the time, said Peter Feng, professor of English and women and gender studies. "That was at a time when the war in Vietnam was still painful for a lot of Americans. To assert that this character was Vietnamese American, I think that was really important. That was absolutely an iconic role."https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2025

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