Category Archives: Smith, David L.

Culture and Work

A talk about the Encyclopedia of African Culture and History. David Smith is a principal editor of the recently published five-volume set. Julius Wilson talks about his most recent book, When Work Disappears. 854 – Culture and Work

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Bessie and Clarence

D. L. Crockett-Smith reads and talks about two of his poems, Bessie Smith Becomes Legend and Poetic Justice Thomas. 648 – Bessie and Clarence

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Race and Culture

Philosopher Anthony Appiah and literary critic David Smith explain how conceptions of race shape contemporary American society. 594 – Race and Culture

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That’s What Friends Are For

Ronald Sharp discusses The Norton Book of Friendship, which he co-edited with Eudora Welty. Readings are by Zhang Zhilian of Peking University, Hortense Spillers of Emory University, David Smith of Williams College, Annabel Patterson of Duke University, and Robert Connor … Continue reading

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