Rachell Arteaga is a PhD candidate in English, focusing on theories of affect and the realist and modernist American novel. Arteaga is engaged in a project that will assess the use of digital humanities resources in K-12 schools.
Granted, it’s a fairy tale—the furthest thing from reality. But a wide audience of little girls is likely to take Tiana, the new Disney character, to heart. The author asks how likely is it that the mainstream company can produce an effective role model for them. More »