Book Discussion on Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower

Rosayln Terborg-Penn, Sharon Harley, and Crystal Feimster talked about the book to which they contributed, Telling Histories: Black Women… read more

Rosayln Terborg-Penn, Sharon Harley, and Crystal Feimster talked about the book to which they contributed, Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower (The University of North Carolina Press; March 25, 2008). They discussed their career paths as black women historians and recounted their travails in creating a field of study that incorporates African American history and women’s history. They responded to questions from the audience. Deborah Gray White, the editor of the book, presided.

“Black Women in the Academy: Achievements and Challenges” was an event sponsored by the Committee on Women in the SHA as part of the Southern Historical Association’s 74th Annual Meeting in New Orleans. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Crystal Feimster Assistant Professor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill->History Department
  • Sharon Harley Associate Professor University of Maryland, College Park->African-American Studies
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Book Discussion on Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower

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Nov 27, 2008
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