Perspectives on The South: Understanding the Work of Jesmyn Ward
Supported by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and The Commons
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.