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FaculTea: Dr. Teresa Gilliams

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Dr. Teresa Gilliams


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Thursday, October 11th 2012
Dr. Teresa Gilliams: 
"Doin' Too Much: A Black Women Writers' Recovery Project."

4:00 p.m.
Library Group Study Room A/B
Refreshments provided

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Teresa Gilliams, Ph.D., Albright College associate professor of English and Fulbright Scholar, will present, Doin' Too Much: A Black Women Writers' Recovery Project,” on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 4 p.m., in the Gingrich Library’s Study Room.

The presentation will focus on “recovering, preserving and providing access to important literary texts by African-American writers,” said Gilliams. She will also present her book project titled, “Retrievable Wrongs: Reading, Preserving, and Globalizing African American Women’s Writing, 1950-2005.”  Gilliams, who will also read texts written by female African-American writers on the topics of slavery and gender, said she hopes to “expand the ways in which others approach, think about and read black women’s writing.”


Gilliams was awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture and do research at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece during the 2011-2012 academic year.