Category: marie cochran


Jacob Lawrence’s “The Ordeal of Alice”

During her presentation at “The Civil Rights Movement in Northeast Georgia” professional development workshop, Marie Cochran introduced the participants to ways to incorporate visual images into their classrooms. She had them read Dianna Minor’s NCTE post, “Visual Literacy is Critical for 21st Century Learners,” and had them look at two images using the OPTIC strategy. Today, I want to look at one of the … Read More Jacob Lawrence’s “The Ordeal of Alice”

Collaboration of the Dream

In October 2019, the Lillian E. Smith Center hosted “Celebrating Lillian Smith,” a symposium commemorating the 75th anniversary of Strange Fruit. Last October, we hosted “Untangling Whiteness: Reflection and Action,” a virtual conference that explored the constructions of whiteness and ways for us to works towards a more equitable society for all. This coming Thursday, March 4, the Lillian E. Smith Center will host … Read More Collaboration of the Dream


“Dope with Lime” LES Center Podcast Season 2: Part II

In the last post, I wrote about the first three episodes of “Dope with Lime,” the Lillian E. Smith Center’s podcast series that I have been doing this past year. Today, I want to share with you the last three episodes of season two. These episodes include conversations with Karen Branan, Chuck Brown, and Marie Cochran. We talk about a wide range of topics … Read More “Dope with Lime” LES Center Podcast Season 2: Part II