CANCELED: Postponed until Fall ’22: Elizabeth McHenry

Monday, April 25, 2022

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Department of English

Virtual Event

via Zoom

Black Literature and the Business of Printing

Elizabeth McHenry is Professor and Chair of the English Department at New York University. She is the author of Forgotten Readers: Recovering the Lost History of African American Literary Societies (Duke 2002) and To Make Negro Literature: Writing, Literary Practice, and African American Authorship (Duke, 2021). McHenry is currently at work on a project that aims to uncover the work of Black job printers in the production and distribution of African American literature and the extension of Black literary culture.