Legacy Plenary Session at American Women Writers of Color Conference

LegacyCoverSmall75ShadowCross-posted from Legacy’s site at http://legacywomenwriters.org:

Legacy is honored to sponsor a special plenary session at the American Women Writers of Color Conference

Hosted by Salisbury University
November 1-3, 2013
Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel, Ocean City, MD

The “Racialized Private Text” and African American Women’s Archives
Saturday, Nov. 2, 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Chair: Jennifer S. Tuttle, Legacy Editor

“’And Other Ornaments’: Black Atlantic Seamstresses and the Practice of Letters in the Early Caribbean”
Danielle Skeehan, Sam Houston State University

“Entrancing Issues: Harriet Wilson, the Colored Medium, and the Problem of the Spiritualist Archive”
Katie Simon, Georgia College

“Hidden in Plain Sight: Translating the French Language Diaries of Mary Church Terrell”
Jennifer M. Wilks, University of Texas – Austin

“Public and Private Selves in Two Domestic(ated) Spiritual Autobiographies by Black Women”
Martha Pitts, Louisiana State University