Publications by Dr. Geneva Smitherman
Dr. Geneva Smitherman, aka "Dr. G," is a Michigan State University Distinguished Professor Emerita, Department of English; Co-Founder of the Department of African American and African Studies, Michigan State University and; Founder and former Director of "My Brother’s Keeper Program" an outreach mentoring program for Detroit, Michigan's middle school students.
Her ground breaking works in sociolinguistics include: Articulate While Black: Barack Obama, Language, and Race in the U.S., Black Talk: Words and Phrases from the Hood to the Amen Corner, Talkin and Testifyin: The Language of Black America, and Talkin That Talk. Her writings have appeared inThe Black Scholar, English Journal, Journal of English Linguistics, Sociological Abstracts, and other scholarly publications.
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Cambridge Histories Online
This historical reference compendium provides digital access to the Cambridge Histories series. Titles include: "Cambridge History of Africa," "Cambridge History of African American Literature," "Cambridge History of African and Caribbean Literature," "Cambridge History of Latin America," and "Cambridge History of South Africa."
This bibliographic driven database provides access to annotated research guides in African Studies, Childhood Studies, Latino Studies, Music, Public Health and other humanities/social science research areas.
EBSCOHost Databases (Linguistics)
A multi-interdisciplinary suite of databases covering the arts, humanities, law, life and health sciences, social sciences, science and technology. Databases contain content from popular magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers, documents, books, reports, conference proceedings, and other digital media. Features Open Cluster Searching. Select Academic Search Complete; Education Research Complete; ERIC; Essay and General Literature Index Retrospective; Humanities International Complete; MLA International Bibliography; and Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection.