Navigators: African American Musicians, Dancers, and Visual Artists in Academe

Navigators: African American Musicians, Dancers, and Visual Artists in Academe

by Theresa Jenoure

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ISBN-13: 9780791443545
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 11/28/1999
Series: SUNY series, The Social Context of Education Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 245
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Theresa Jenoure is the Director of Augusta Savage Gallery and the Coordinating Director of Multicultural Programs at the Fine Arts Center at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She also teaches at the university and at the Graduate School of Arts and Science, Creative Arts in Learning Program at Lesley College.

Table of Contents

Foreword by John Bracey

Preface
The Author's Story

Acknowledgment

Introduction

Riff #1
Pushing Off

Chapter 1
Understanding the Voices of Artists/Teachers

Riff #2
The Climate

Chapter 2
The Navigators: Twelve Teachers

Chapter 3
To Be Free and to Fly: Artistic Influences

A Pathway to the Garden
Alois's Story

Riff #3
The Course

Chapter 4
This Far by Faith: Sociopolitical Influences

With a Map and a Compass
Paige's Story

Riff #4
Stations

Chapter 5
Toward Creation Pedagogy

Sweeping the Temple
Patti's Story

Chapter 6
Who Built the Ark? Conditions at Schools

A View From the Hilltop
Nduma's Story

Riff #5
Faith and Vision

Chapter 7
Sailing Lessons

Coda
Creation Pedagogy: A Proposal for More Imaginative and Culturally Responsive Education

Riff #6
Dropping Anchor

Notes

Bibliography

Discography

Index

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