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We Are Roses From Our Mothers' Gardens: Black Feminist Visuality In African American Women's Art, Kelli Morgan Nov 2017

We Are Roses From Our Mothers' Gardens: Black Feminist Visuality In African American Women's Art, Kelli Morgan

Doctoral Dissertations

ABSTRACT

WE ARE ROSES FROM OUR MOTHERS’ GARDENS: BLACK FEMINIST VISUALITY IN AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN’S ART

MAY 2017

KELLI MORGAN, B.A., WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY

M.A., UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST

Ph.D., UNIVERISTY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST

Directed by: Professor Manisha Sinha

We Are Roses From Our Mothers' Gardens posits that in differing historical periods African American women visual artists employed various media and create from individual political thoughts, intellectual views, and aesthetic interests to emphasize the innate unification of a Black woman’s race, gender, sexuality, class, and selfhood and how this multifaceted dynamic of Black women’s ...


Raiding The Inarticulate: Postmodernisms, Feminist Theory And Black Female Creativity, C. Margot Hennessy May 2010

Raiding The Inarticulate: Postmodernisms, Feminist Theory And Black Female Creativity, C. Margot Hennessy

Open Access Dissertations

This is an investigation into the ways that postmodern theories and feminist theories have both failed to learn from each other and yet also reveal the blindness' implicit in each other. Postmodern theory has consistently failed to engage gender in any significant way and feminist theory has consisted failed to find the usefulness of the methods and questions posed by postmodern theorists. Both approaches have failed to address the very real and important perspectives of the post colonial others who have been addressing the questions of race, gender, history, and agency for hundred of years. The second half of this ...


Toni Morrison: Playing In The Dark, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd Jan 2004

Toni Morrison: Playing In The Dark, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd

Afro-American Studies Faculty Publication Series

No abstract provided.


Ralph Ellison: Biography, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd Jan 2003

Ralph Ellison: Biography, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd

Afro-American Studies Faculty Publication Series

No abstract provided.


Ralph Ellison: Invisible Man, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd Jan 2003

Ralph Ellison: Invisible Man, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd

Afro-American Studies Faculty Publication Series

No abstract provided.


Toni Morrison: Jazz, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd Jan 2003

Toni Morrison: Jazz, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd

Afro-American Studies Faculty Publication Series

No abstract provided.


Toni Morrison: Paradise, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd Jan 2003

Toni Morrison: Paradise, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd

Afro-American Studies Faculty Publication Series

No abstract provided.


Toni Morrison: The Bluest Eye, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd Jan 2003

Toni Morrison: The Bluest Eye, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd

Afro-American Studies Faculty Publication Series

No abstract provided.


Toni Morrison: Biography, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd Jan 2002

Toni Morrison: Biography, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd

Afro-American Studies Faculty Publication Series

No abstract provided.


Toni Morrison: Sula, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd Jan 2002

Toni Morrison: Sula, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd

Afro-American Studies Faculty Publication Series

No abstract provided.


Ann Petry: Biography, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd Jan 2002

Ann Petry: Biography, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd

Afro-American Studies Faculty Publication Series

No abstract provided.


Ann Petry: Country Place, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd Jan 2002

Ann Petry: Country Place, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd

Afro-American Studies Faculty Publication Series

No abstract provided.


Ann Petry: Miss Muriel And Other Stories, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd Jan 2002

Ann Petry: Miss Muriel And Other Stories, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd

Afro-American Studies Faculty Publication Series

No abstract provided.


Ann Petry: The Narrows, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd Jan 2002

Ann Petry: The Narrows, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd

Afro-American Studies Faculty Publication Series

No abstract provided.


Ann Petry: The Street, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd Jan 2002

Ann Petry: The Street, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd

Afro-American Studies Faculty Publication Series

No abstract provided.


Dorothy West: Biography, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd Jan 2001

Dorothy West: Biography, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd

Afro-American Studies Faculty Publication Series

No abstract provided.


Dorothy West: The Living Is Easy, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd Jan 2001

Dorothy West: The Living Is Easy, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd

Afro-American Studies Faculty Publication Series

No abstract provided.


Dorothy West: The Richer, The Poorer: Stories, Sketches, Reminiscences, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd Jan 2001

Dorothy West: The Richer, The Poorer: Stories, Sketches, Reminiscences, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd

Afro-American Studies Faculty Publication Series

No abstract provided.


Dorothy West: The Wedding, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd Jan 2001

Dorothy West: The Wedding, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd

Afro-American Studies Faculty Publication Series

No abstract provided.


Gwendolyn Brooks: Biography, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd Jan 2001

Gwendolyn Brooks: Biography, A Yemisi Jimoh, Phd

Afro-American Studies Faculty Publication Series

No abstract provided.