Lee Quinby, founder of Lucky Find Productions, and co-founder with Erickson Blakney of the True Delta Project, is an award-winning filmmaker and American Studies scholar. She has written and edited seven books on issues surrounding apocalyptic belief and sexuality and gender in American culture. She received her Ph.D. from Purdue University in 1984, taught at Hobart and William Smith Colleges for 23 years, held the Gannett Chair on the Millennium at the Rochester Institute of Technology, the inaugural Zicklin Chair at Brooklyn Colleges and for six years was Distinguished Lecturer at Macaulay Honors College, CUNY until her retirement from teaching in 2014. As film producer, writer and director, she specializes in human interest stories that entertain as they educate.
By Daniel Stranahan EB and I drove south down HWY 49 out of the mid Delta flatland, passing early abundant cotton and shaded pecan. Another15 miles out of Clarksdale we passed the Shack Up Inn, once a...Read More
Grammy Award-winning blues musician Charlie Musselwhite met recently with filmmaker Erickson Blakney and students from Griot Arts and Spring Initiative in Clarksdale, Mississippi to talk about his lif...Read More
I was delighted to be interviewed on Sandi Klein’s radio show, The 51 %: Conversations with Creative Women, which was broadcast this morning, April 22nd. If you want to hear about how a schola...Read More