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A Note of Inspiration from Professor Kourtney Senquiz: Earning her Ph.D. and the Importance of Academic Support

Professor Kourtney Senquiz speaks on the academic support she received while completing her Ph.D. as a first-generation college student. February 18th, what would have been Toni Morrison’s 89th birthday, I defended my dissertation, The African American Gothic Double, and earned my Ph.D. from the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at UMass Amherst. My dissertation…

The Immortal Blossom of Toni Morrison

Kourtney Senquiz, a Ph.D. candidate in the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, is a Visiting Assistant Professor in Clark University’s Department of English. She plans to offer a course on Toni Morrison in S ’20. On Monday, August 5th, Toni Morrison passed away in a Brooklyn hospital…