bell hooks, Distinguished Professor in Residence in Appalachian Studies, was recently highlighted in a New York Times column by award-winning novelist and former student, Min Jin Lee. In the article, Lee looks back on her time as a student at Yale University in hooks’ “Introduction to African-American Literature” class. The writer reflects on how hooks’ writing helped shape the perception Lee initially had of her place in the feminist movement as a Korean woman. Continue reading bell hooks Honored in New York Times Column →
Paola Benefo, a Junior DACA student, wrote about the deportation of her parents―who are from Ghana―and the emotional effect that has had on her. Paola’s essay was published in the Opinion Page of the New York Times. Read the full article.