Rose is a rose is a rose

18rose.1.jpgMy favorite professor from college has been profiled in the Times.
Class With the ‘Ph.D. Diva’ by Felicia R. Lee
No joke, during Professor Rose‘s class, I could literally feel my brain growing: the connections she drew between concepts and her amazing energy and accessibility made NYU’s Africana Studies Department the place to be. According to The Times, she’s currently heading up the American Studies Department at U.C. Santa Cruz, so that must be the place to be now.
Tricia Rose’s new book is called Longing to Tell: Black Women’s Stories of Sexuality and Intimacy