Perspectives on The South: Understanding the Work of Jesmyn Ward

11:00am-12:00pm Friday, March 22, 2019 The Commons
Supported by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and The Commons

Maryemma Graham, English, The Project on the History of Black Writing
Dave Tell, Communication Studies
Giselle Anatol, English, Latin American & Caribbean Studies
Joo Ok Kim, American Studies

This discussion will examine the ways in which Jesmyn Ward writes about and relates to the South. The speakers represent a range of disciplines, and in their individual research, each of them explores elements of this storied region. Building on individual expertise, this conversation will extend to the work of Ward and the more nuanced ways of considering her home state -- Mississippi.

This program is offered in conjunction with the Humanities Lecture Series event on April 11, hosted by the Hall Center for the Humanities and featuring Jesmyn Ward.
Of interest to:
All Ages, Faculty, General Public, Graduate students, Researchers, Staff, Undergraduate Students
Discussion, Framing the Dialogue