Coffee Hour

Oshun’s Descendants

Why we shouldn’t shy away from African folklore Black Ballad’s writer, Jumoke Abdullahi, recently released an article discussing how hard it was for her to connect to her Yoruba heritage because the traditional beliefs of Yorubaland were shied away from by her family. As a classicist, this got me thinking (and feeling more than a… Continue reading Oshun’s Descendants

Book Talks

Circe: Review

The novel Circe by Madeline Miller takes the story of the Titan Witch Circe from Greek Mythology and transforms it into a tale which gives us a much deeper insight into the character and, a backstory that even writers like Ovid didn’t touch on. As a Classist, I enjoyed this book a lot. It took… Continue reading Circe: Review