Welburn Paige, Whaley, Hill edit special journal issue on Ta-Nehisi Coates

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Journal Cover
Artwork by Marcus Kwame Anderson

Jessica Welburn Paige (Assistant Professor of Sociology and American Studies), Deborah Elizabeth Whaley (Professor of American and African American Studies), and Michael Hill (formerly of English and African American Studies) co-edited a special journal issue of CLA (College Language Association) Journal focusing on the writing of Ta-Nehisi Coates.

In addition to being co-editors, the three wrote the introduction to the special issue. The cover art for the special issue was done by the New York based artist Marcus Kwame Anderson.



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