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How has the writing of women’s biography changed over time? Join award-winning artists, scholars, and writers for a series of conversations on writing family, writing relationships, and creating icons. Participants include, among others, Rachel Cohen, author of A Chance Meeting: Intertwined Lives of American Writers and Artists; Blanche W. Cook, author of Eleanor Roosevelt: A Biography, Vol. 1 and 2; Paula Giddings, author of Ida: A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching; Farah Griffin, author of If You Can’t Be Free, Be a Mystery: In Search of Billie Holiday; Brenda Wineapple, author of White Heat: The Friendship of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth, and the actress Kathleen Chalfant.
Co-sponsored by Center for the Study of Women and Society, M.A. in Liberal Studies, Women Writing Women’s Lives seminar, and the Ph.D. Program in English.

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Added by Center for the Humanities on February 10, 2009