Friday, September 15, 2017 3:00 PM – Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Mass Humanities and Harvard Book Store welcome HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR. and HOLLIS ROBBINS for a discussion of "The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers," a landmark collection documenting the social, political, and artistic lives of African American women throughout nineteenth century. Gates and Robbins will be joined in conversation by EVELYN BROOKS HIGGINBOTHAM. In addition to the discussion, Gates, Robbins, and Higginbotham will each be reading selections out of "The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers." This event is co-sponsored by the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University.