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Professor to Share Stories on Black Alabamians, State Black Archives

Professor to discuss black Aalabamians
September 11, 2019

Noted Stillman Grad, Professor at UA to Speak at State Black Archives

Dr. Trudier Harris, University Distinguished Research Professor at the University of Alabama, will give a presentation on building community engagement with black stories in Alabama at the State Black Archives on the Alabama A&M University campus.  Dr. Harris’ presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, September 11, at Wilson Hall (State Black Archives) at 7 p.m.

A 1969 graduate of HBCU Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Dr. Harris went on to earn the M.A. degree in English (1972) and the Ph.D. in American Literature and Folklore from The Ohio State University.

She is the author of 10 books, including “Saints, Sinners, Saviors: Strong Black Women in African American Literature,” which was published by St. Martin’s Press in 2001, and “Fiction and Folklore: The Novels of Toni Morrison” (1991).