FDUP author Walter M. Kimbrough, "Black Greek 101: The Culture, Customs, and Challenges of Black Greek Fraternities and Sororities," (2003) was selected to give remarks at a meeting at the White House with members of the Trump administration earlier this month. As President of Dillard University, Kimbrough met with President Trump and was one of 7 speakers to give brief comments on higher education, funding to benefit all college students, and the disparities between white students and black students in higher ed.
From "Studies in English Literature, Winter 57, 1," comes a review of "Spenser in the Moment," edited by Paul J. Hecht and J.B. Lethbridge (FDUP 2015). The reviewer notes that this collection of essays on work by Edmund Spenser is "notably varied" and features "high quality essays.... Some take on old Spenserian topics in new ways."
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Jeremy. D.W. Clifton (University of Pennsylvania) has reviewed "The Eudaimonic Turn: Well-Being in Literary Studies," edited by James O. Pawelski and D.J. Moores (FDUP 2013), in the "Journal of Psychology in Africa, 24:1." He states that the book "represents nothing less than a stunning interdisciplinary achievement." He goes on to say that it is "compellingly articulated" and "...the legacy of this work is likely to be of historic proportions."
This book is a collection of critical essays that examine a radical shift in focus and orientation. In the challenge to the hermeneutics of suspicion, the adoption of alternative reading strategies,.....
As promised, the first review we received upon our return to the office was one from THE MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW, March 2017. In their section "The American History Shelf," Edward S. Cooper's book "John McDonald and the Whiskey Ring," (FDUP 2017), is noted as being "an impressively in-depth study that is exceptionally well researched, written, organized, and presented."
We are back from our snow days and Spring Break, ready to "bask in the kindness." We received quite a few positive reviews of our recent books over the past week. We will be posting them this week fo...