The Fight For Respectability and Freedom:  American Life During The Second Great Awakening, Activism, and Women Run Tea Rooms in the 1830s.

The Fight For Respectability and Freedom: American Life During The Second Great Awakening, Activism, and Women Run Tea Rooms in the 1830s.

I draw the curtain. I could show you other pictures more pathetic in their hopelessness, but refrain. Lessons in making home neat and attractive; lessons in making family life stronger, sweeter, and purer by personal efforts of the woman; lessons in tidiness of appearance among women; lessons of clean and pure habits of everyday life in the home, and thus bringing to the women self-respect and getting for them the respect of others; how to keep the girls near the mother, and many other kindred subjects, need to be given to this class of women to-day.”

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Normalizing Dis-Ability This National Autism Acceptance Week

Normalizing Dis-Ability This National Autism Acceptance Week

This Autism Acceptance Month is a great opportunity to explore the concepts of nature, spirituality, color, and even how to think about dis-ability in our society. The latter is a personal quest of mine. I have been giving great consideration to what it means to be “normal” or even to be “marginalized,” and what will the womb-men of the world do to raise their voices in humanity’s defense. How will visual culture, art, and text, shape the rhetoric of tomorrow?

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Dreamers Together: The King Legacy and Its Continued Relevance

Dreamers Together: The King Legacy and Its Continued Relevance

Coretta Scott King was an equally impassioned activist in her own right, as well as a staunch supporter of her husband’s politics. During many of Dr. King’s marches, she was often found working right alongside her husband during the fight for civil rights. Many African American women who are in traditional marriages and relationships that support equal rights struggle to prioritize their creative endeavors.

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From Notes To Noteworthy: These Note-Taking Apps Will Transform Your Grad School Experience And Keep You Ahead

From Notes To Noteworthy: These Note-Taking Apps Will Transform Your Grad School Experience And Keep You Ahead

If there is one thing that I know for sure, staying organized in graduate school can be a challenging. Especially for future art historians and curators, where the need for impeccable citations and copious note-taking are often par for the course. Thankfully, these applications are steadily evolving in terms of features somehow delivering a futuristic appeal with the traditional feel.

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