Episode 15: Jim Phelan & Simone Drake​ — Scotia Brown’s Oral Narratives of Everyday Racism​

In this episode of the Project Narrative Podcast, Jim Phelan and Simone Drake discuss two oral narratives by Scotia Brown, which were told as a part of an ongoing research project on African American women’s stories of everyday racism. Simone Drake is the Hazel C. Youngberg Trustees Distinguished Professor of English at Ohio State and a Core Member of the Project Narrative faculty. Drake is a faculty affiliate at the Moritz College of Law, the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, the Department of African American and African Studies and the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Drake is the author of When We Imagine Grace: Black Men and Subject Making and Critical Appropriations: African American Women and the Construction of Transnational Identity. She co-edits with Dwan Henderson Are You Entertained?: Black Popular Culture in the Twenty-First Century and numerous journal articles and book chapters. She is the editor of The Oxford Handbook on African American Women’s Writing, which is currently in progress.