SPECIAL EVENT – VOICES MAY 25th 2007, THE WINTERGREEN WOMEN
VOICES: Barbados Writers’ Collective presents: THE WINTERGREEN WOMEN a collective of African American scholars and writers will be the featured the presenters at the our next edition of VOICES – MAY 25th 2007 @ 8 pm the BARBADOS MUSEUM Upper court yard.
ALL of these women are published academic writers, also among them is performance artist and playwright Elizabeth Brown-Guillory: Prof. of English at the Univ. of Houston. She has had one dozen of her play produced and has written 4 books on Black women writers.
Included in this special presentation:
Joanne Gabbin: Prof. and Director of the Furious Flower Poetry Center @ James Madison University, where she relies on teaching and poetry to do the hard work of consciousness raising.
Trudie Harris: J. Carlysle Sitterson Prof. and Associate Chair Dept of English and Comparative Literature Univ. of North Carolina @Chapel Hill.
Opal Moore: Author of the poetry collection Lot’s Daughters and teacher of Creative Writing and African American literature @ Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia.
Sandra Y. Govan: Prof. of English at the Univ of North Carolina at Charlotte, where she teaches African American and American Literature. A Harlem Renaissance scholar and science fiction specialist, Govan wrties essays, creative non-fiction and the occasional poem.
Members, make the one VOICES meeting you attend this year (many of you are occasional visitors) tell a friend, BRING a friend. THIS IS A FREE EVENT.
Yes we will still pass the cup for your donation but if you don’t have it, come out and enjoy never the less.