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Black Women Writers at Work

Black Women Writers at Work
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Friday, September 06, 2019
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12:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The From Slavery to Freedom Lab invites you to celebrate the lives and work of some of the pioneers of Black Feminist Studies. The honored guests include:

Dr. Carole Boyce Davies (Cornell University, Professor of English and Africana Studies)

Dr. Hazel V. Carby (Yale University, Charles C. & Dorathea S. Dilley Professor of African American Studies & American Studies)

Dr. Thadious Davis (University of Pennsylvania, Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and Professor of English)

Dr. Beverly Guy-Sheftall (Spelman College, Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women's Studies and
Founding Director of the Women's Research and Resource Center)

Dr. Deborah McDowell (University of Virginia, Alice Griffin Professor of English and Director, Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies)

Dr. Cheryl Wall (Rutgers University, Board of Governors and Zora Neale Hurston Distinguished Professor of English)

Dr. Michele Wallace (City College of New York and CUNY Graduate Center, Professor Emeritus, Department of English and President and Founder of The Faith Ringgold Society)

Dr. Mary Helen Washington (University of Maryland, Distinguished University Professor of English)

A keynote will be presented by Dr. Farah Jasmine Griffin (Columbia University, William B. Ransford Professor of English and Comparative Literature and African American Studies Chair, Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies).