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Mace and Crown | May 21, 2018

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Deep Water, Hot Fire: Shaomin Li’s journey from army painter to ODU professor

March 23, 2018 |

James Finney | Assistant A&E Editor

Shaomin Li was 12-years-old when Mao’s government moved his family from Beijing to the countryside. It was punishment for his father, an outspoken intellectual and part of the Chinese government.

It was 1969, and things … Read More

Humanities Behind Bars: Professor Takes on Prison Industrial Complex

April 15, 2017 |

Hannah Kristan | Contributing Writer

For most Americans, the prison system exists on an “out of sight, out of mind” basis. The reality is, however, that nearly 2.5 million Americans within the U.S., most of which are people of color, are … Read More

Tim Seibles: The Man, The Professor, The Poet Laureate

October 14, 2016 |

Christina Marable Contributing Writer

I guess you could say I am not who I am. I always suspected there was something about me.

The opening lines of Tim Seibles’ poem “On Being Mistaken” sums up Virginia’s newest Poet Laureate. A creative writing … Read More