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Category: Atlantic New Orleans

Teaching #NOLA with Tumblr

Image Credit: Edouard Marquis, “Creole Women of Color Taking the Air,” 1867, Louisiana State Museum

Seeing everyone polish off their syllabi and check attendance rolls reminds me I’ve been meaning to share my experience using Tumblr as a course blog.  The fall semester is almost here (already for some) but is it ever too late to innovate?  Or get started on the spring load?

Below are some notes on my time teaching “AFRS 215: Black Women in Atlantic New Orleans” as a Consortium for Faculty Diversity Fellow in the Africana Studies Program at Bowdoin College.