African American women educators
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Singer and actress Melba Moore lectured on 11/14/1989 (2015-0002/AC12).
Poet and playwright Lynda Patton lectured on two occasions: 2/10/1987 (2015-0002/RR247) and 3/20/1990 (2015-0002/AC16).
AC 16 Ms. Patton's lecture was on being a playwright, specifically a Black, female playwright.
RR 247 Linda Patton speaks to the Black Experience in the Arts class with performances by James Spruill and Georgette Leslie.
Ms. Patton spoke about her personal history, education, experiences with discrimination, civil rights all of which impacted her career and introduced the readings and monologues spoken by Spruill and Leslie. Mr. Spruill read a piece he wrote about Ms. Patton's father entitled "And they gave me gas money" and other monologues. Ms. Leslie's monologue began with "I'm what you call a good girl."
Art historian Regenia Perry spoke on 10/4/1977 (2015-0002/RR24) and 11/30/1970 (2015-0002/RR248).
Perry taught one of the first African-American Art history courses at a traditionally white institution (Virginia Commonwealth Institution). Receiving her PhD in Art History from The University of Pennsylvania, Perry became the first African American woman to hold a doctorate in art, and the first African American to hold a doctorate in American art.
Eileen Jackson Southern (February 19, 1920 – October 13, 2002) was an American musicologist, researcher, author, and teacher. Southern's research focused on black American musical styles, musicians, and composers; she also published on early music. She lectured on 9/26/1972 (2015-0002/RR272).
Leon Bailey introduces Professor Ardelle Striker. Striker speaks about who has produced Black Theatre followed by trends in Black Theatre today and what is being produced in 1990. Theater professor Ardelle Striker spoke on 2/13/1990 (2015-0002/AC22).