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African American women educators

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Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

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

Moore, Melba, 1989 November 14

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Singer and actress Melba Moore lectured on 11/14/1989 (2015-0002/AC12).

Dates: 1989 November 14

Muirhead, Deborah, 1983 - 1986

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Scope and Contents Painter and professor of art Deborah Muirhead lectured on 2 occasions. Professor Muirhead was a professor at the University of Connecticut in the School of Fine Arts. Deborah Dancy, also known as Deborah Muirhead (born 1949), is an American painter of large-scale abstractions in oil; she is also a printmaker and mixed media artist. Her work is also known to encompass digital photography. In 1981, she began to teach at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, where she taught painting for...
Dates: 1983 - 1986

Patton, Lynda, 1990 March 20

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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.

Dates: 1990 March 20

Patton, Lynda with James Spruill and Georgette Leslie, 1987 February 10

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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."

Dates: 1987 February 10

Perry, Regenia, 1970 - 1977

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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.

Dates: 1970 - 1977

Sandler, Joan , 1981 November 10

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Scope and Contents Actress and arts administrator Joan Sandler lectured on 11/10/1981 (2015-0002/RR263). Not becoming active in the arts until her 30s, Sandler worked as a clerk and political activist before beginning to study theatre at the Negro Ensemble Company in the mid-1960s. Although she landed a role in the television drama series, Black Girl, Sandler turned to a career in art, and in 1975 began working as a program specialist for the Department of Cultural Affairs and then began working for the Black...
Dates: 1981 November 10

Southern, Eileen, 1972 September 26

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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).

Dates: 1972 September 26

Striker, Ardelle, 1990 February 13

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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).

Dates: 1990 February 13

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

Williams-Jones, Pearl, undated, 1970 - 1984

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Scope and Contents Singer, pianist, and professor of music Pearl Williams-Jones delivered several lectures over a 14 year period. She spoke to the Black Experience in the Arts course on 10/12/1970 (2015-0002/RR301), 9/28/1971 (2015-0002/RR302), 4/26/1977 (2015-0002/RR303 reel 1), (2015-0002/RR304 reel 2), 4/25/1978 (2015-0002/RR305), 4/8/1980 (2015-0002/RR306), 4/21/1981 (2015-0002/RR307) 4/20/1982 (2015-0002/RR308), 4/10/1984 (2015-0002/RR309 copy 1), and (2015-0002/RR310 copy 2), and an audio...
Dates: undated, 1970 - 1984