The Department of African and African American Studies will welcome Koritha Mitchell to campus for a public lecture on "Homemade Citizenship and Harriet Jacobs" on Wednesday, April 10, 3:30 - 4:30, in Kemeny Hall 008.
Koritha Mitchell is author of the award-winning book Living with Lynching, editor of Frances E.W. Harper's 1892 novel Iola Leroy, author of From Slave Cabins to the White House, and editor of the first book-length autobiography by a formerly enslaved African American woman, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861) by Harriet Jacobs. Mitchell's public commentary has appeared in outlets such as Time, The Washington Post, CNN, and Good Morning America. She is professor of English at Ohio State University and president-elect of the Society of Senior Ford Fellows (SSFF). On Twitter, she's @ProfKori.
This lecture is sponsored by the Department of African and African American Studies at Dartmouth College in conjunction with AAAS 7.07 Picturing African American History, a first-year seminar.