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Apprehending Black Womanhood: Criminality and Citizenship in African-American Women’s Literature

Thursday, September 12, 2013 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

A public talk by Professor Courtney Marshall from the University of New Hampshire, titled: “Apprehending Black Womanhood: Criminality and Citizenship in African-American Women’s Literature”

Marshall is an Assistant Professor of English and Women’s Studies at the University of New Hampshire. Her research interests are African-American women’s literature and prison studies, and she has an article forthcoming in fat studies titled, “Too Fat To Execute: Fat Studies Meets Carceral Studies.” In addition to teaching, she leads a reading discussion group at the Northern New Hampshire Correctional Facility.

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