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Lecture on Angela Davis

March 13, 2019
Dr. Sharon Lynette Jones, Prof. of English at Wright State University will deliver a lecture entitled Encountering Gender, Class, and Race: Literary and Cinematic Representations of Angela Davis and the Civil Rights Movement on Wednesday, March 27 at 4 p.m. in Gailor Auditorium: Dr. Jones is the author of Conversations with Angela Davis (forthcoming with University Press of Mississippi) and Rereading the Harlem Renaissance: Race, Class, and Gender in the Fiction of Jessie Fauset, Zora Neale Hurston, and Dorothy West. This event is sponsored by the following departments: American Studies; Center for Speaking and Listening; English; German; History; Politics; Sewanee Project on Slavery, Race, and Reconciliation; University Lectures Committee; and Women's and Gender Studies.

O'Rourke's Library Commons dedication featured in "Vital Speeches"

November 3, 2017
Sewanee Professor Sean O'Rourke has been featured by Vital Speeches of the Day, a monthly collection of the best speeches in the world.

Courtney Thompson Joins Faculty

May 13, 2015
Courtney Thompson earned her BA in English from Hampton University and her Ph.D. in American Studies from Purdue University. She will join the faculty as an Assistant Professor of American Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies in the fall.