From Nomad to Modern Citizen: New Literary Reflections on Blackness In Richard Wright’s Philosophy of HistoryExport this event to calendar

Friday, February 26, 2016 — 3:30 PM EST

Photo of Sharon Morgan Beckford-FosterPlease join English Language & Literature at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, February 26 for a talk by Sharon Morgan Beckford-Foster (Rochester Institute of Technology), titled “From Nomad to Modern Citizen: New Literary Reflections on Blackness in Richard Wright’s Philosophy of History.”

Dr. Beckford-Foster is Associate Professor and Chair of English at RIT and the author of Naturally Woman: The Search for Self in Black Canadian Women’s Literature (2011). Her current book project, from which this talk is drawn, is titled Richard Wright and His Modeling of ‘West Indians’ as Modern Citizens.

The talk is open to the university community and the public. 

Location 
PAS - Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology
2438
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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