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Opening roundtable for “The Genius Of Phillis Wheatley Peters: A Poet and Her Legacies”
Launch event for "The Genius Of Phillis Wheatley Peters: A Poet and Her Legacies” — Scholarly roundtable featuring speakers from TCU and UGA faculty in British Studies, American Studies, Transatlantic Studies, and related fields.

From TCU, Brandon Manning, who will locate Wheatley’s place in African American literary history, and Linda K. Hughes, who will reflect on Wheatley Peters’ crucial place in women’s transatlantic poetry. From UGA, David Diamond, English and African American Studies, will consider Wheatley’s original reception in and connections with Britain. Additionally, Zanice Bond from Tuskegee’s English Department will address Wheatley’s impact on and relevance to civil rights and social justice issues.

Jan 31, 2023 02:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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