Carleton Lecture 2018

Hortense Spillers
Sentiment and Sorrow: What the Eighteenth Century Teaches Us
Tuesday, 3/6/18
Olin Concert Hall

Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor at Vanderbilt University , American literary critic, and scholar of Black Feminism and the African diaspora, Professor Spillers is known world-wide for her books on African-American Literature: White, and In Color: Essays on American Literature and Culture (University of Chicago Press, 2003) and Comparative American Identities: Race, Sex, and Nationality in the Modern Text (Routledge, 1991).

This event is presented collaboratively by the Departments of English at Bates and Bowdoin; FMI: It is additionally sponsored at Bates by the Emily Carroll ’99 Carleton Lecture Fund and the Office of the Dean of Faculty Learning Associates Program.