Please Join us for the ENG MUSE Program x CLS Guest Lecture by
Dr. Sara Ramírez, Texas State University
Thursday November 15, 2018
5:30-7:00pm | Wells Hall B-342
“Reassembling Subjects of Trauma: Coyolxauhqui’s New Plight in Virginia Grise’s blu”
Dr. Guy-Sheftall, previous President of the National Women’s Studies Association, has published a number of texts within African American and Women’s Studies which include the first anthology on Black women’s literature, Sturdy Black Bridges: Visions of Black Women in Literature (Doubleday, 1979). She has been involved in a number of advocacy organizations which include the National Black Women’s Health Project, the National Council for Research on Women, and the National Coalition of 100 Black Women. As Director of Spelman’s Women’s Center, she has also been involved with student activism around a broad range of social justice issues, including reproductive rights and violence against women. At Emory University’s Institute for Women’s Studies and Spelman College, she teaches women’s studies courses that center feminist theory and global Black Feminisms.