Ms. Peggy Jones
Professor Margaret Annette Jones
- Black Studies, Associate Professor
Peggy Jones, M.F.A. is an Associate Professor of Black Studies and Associate Director of the Women's and Gender Studies program at UNO. She is in the Humanities Nebraska Speakers Bureau and in the Nebraska Arts Council Artists Directory. Her research interests include intersections between language and identity. She received an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Nebraska Arts Council for her play, The Journey, about Aaron Douglas, the first black graduate from the art department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1922. It was performed in 2013 at the Rose Theater, and is scheduled for performance at UNO on 2/23/15 & UNMC on 2/27/15. She wrote a book chapter titled My Mother Tongue: A Linguistic Autoethnography in African American Women's Language: Discourse, Education and Identity. Her most recent publication is six essays in a catalog of paintings in the permanent collection of the Sheldon Art Museum in Lincoln, NE.
Black American Culture
Introduction to Black Studies
Intersections of language, gender and racial identity
Media and African American language