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African American women authors

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Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Guy, Rosa, 1978 - 1984

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Scope and Contents Writer Rosa Guy spoke on 2/21/1978 (2015-0002/RR163) and 11/27/1984 (2015-0002/RR164). RR 163 Hale Smith introduces Rosa Guy, who is currently working on a new book. Guy speaks about a trilogy she has written about young people growing up in Harlem.RR 164 Annoucements include the information that Raymond Patterson is the next scheduled speaker. Louise Meriwether was scheduled but cannot attend. Instead, Rosa Guy reads from "A Measure, of Time" and if there is...
Dates: 1978 - 1984

Louise Meriwether lectures at the University of Connecticut

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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:20150002Meriwether

Marilyn Nelson Waniek lectures at the University of Connecticut

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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:860688115

Marshall, Paule , 1980 October 21

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Scope and Contents Novelist Paule Marshall lectured on 10/21/1980 (2015-0002/RR221). Paule Marshall (April 9, 1929 – August 12, 2019) was an American writer, best known for her 1959 debut novel Brown Girl, Brownstones. In 1992, at the age of 63, Marshall was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship grant.RR 221 Hale Smith introduces "novelist extraordinaire" Paule Marshall. She talks about herself and her work to share that there are many kinds of writers not just...
Dates: 1980 October 21

Meriwether, Louise, 1971 - 1988

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Scope and Contents Novelist and essayist Louise Meriwether delivered 14 lectures to the Black Experience in the Arts course, dating from 1971 to 1988. Louise Meriwether (born May 8, 1923) is an American novelist, essayist, journalist and activist, as well as a writer of biographies of historically important African Americans for children. She is best known for her first novel, Daddy Was a Number Runner (1970), which draws on autobiographical elements about growing up in...
Dates: 1971 - 1988

Paule Marshall lectures at the University of Connecticut

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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:860689521

Rosa Guy lectures at the University of Connecticut

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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:20150002Guy

Waniek, Marilyn Nelson, 1985 October 8

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Scope and Contents Introduced by Dr. Skerrett, Professor Waniek, who is a member of the UConn faculty, provides a brief personal background. Her reads her poems and discusses them with the class. Poet and children's book author Marilyn Nelson Waniek (now Marilyn Nelson) lectured on 10/8/1985 (2015-0002/RR292). Nelson was an English professor at the University of Connecticut. Nelson earned degrees from the University of California, Davis (1968), the University of Pennsylvania (1970),...
Dates: 1985 October 8