Frances Smith Foster, Charles Howard Chandler Professor of English and
Women's Studies as well as the Director to the Institute for Women's
Studies, Emory University, will be speaking at Northeastern University
on November 4, 1999 at 12:00 noon. This event will take place at the
John D. O'Bryant African American Institute Library.
Dr. Foster will be speaking about "The Wheatley Court Reviewed: A
re-examination of the life, work and reputation of Phillis Wheatley".
She is the autor of "Written by Herself: Literary Production by African
American Women, 1746 - 1892", "A Brighter, Coming Day; A Frances Ellen
Watkins Harper Reader" and "Witnessing Slavery: The Development of the
Ante-Bellum Slave Narrative".
This event is free and open to the public. It is co sponsored by the
Department of African-American Studies, The John D. O'Bryant
African-American Institute, the Department of English and the Women's
Studies Program. If you would like any further information please
contact Lihua Wang at Women's Studies at (617) 373-4984.
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