Marc Lamont Hill
Marc Lamont Hill is an American academic, author, activist, and television personality. He is a Professor of Media Studies and Urban Education at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
11 books on the list
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David Sedaris, the “champion storyteller,” (Los Angeles Times) returns with his first new collection of personal essays since the bestselling Calypso. Back when restaurant menus were still printed on paper, and wearing a mask—or not—was a decision made mostly on Halloween, David Sedaris spent his time doing normal things. As Happy-Go-Lucky opens, h...
Just finished David Sedaris latest book, “Happy-Go-Lucky.” It’s one of my favorites of his. Though not quite as funny as some of the earlier ones, it’s much more introspective, transparent, and reflective. His thoughts on family, trauma, and loss were incredible. – source
Marc Lamont Hill2022-07-29T09:10:48.000Z
I loved this book too. It’s now on two of my grad syllabi. – source
Marc Lamont Hill2021-02-13T22:56:58.000Z
Television and the Afghan Culture Wars
Brought to You by Foreigners, Warlords, and Activists (The Geopolitics of Information)
Portrayed in Western discourse as tribal and traditional, Afghans have in fact intensely debated women's rights, democracy, modernity, and Islam as part of their nation building in the post-9/11 era. Wazhmah Osman places television at the heart of these public and politically charged clashes while revealing how the medium also provides war-weary Af...
This is a wonderful and interesting book. An important contribution to the field. – source
Marc Lamont Hill2021-01-26T15:54:49.000Z
“Sexual Citizens” is a must-read book for scholars of education, gender studies, public health, and more. It’s also a much needed text for anyone working in higher education. Buy it today!!! – source
Marc Lamont Hill2020-01-14T20:17:20.000Z
This is a wonderful book. Everyone should read and learn from it. – source
Marc Lamont Hill2019-09-18T14:48:27.000Z
An amazing book! Buy it today!! – source
Marc Lamont Hill2018-08-29T20:19:20.000Z