Brenda Stevenson, The Gifts of the Storyteller – Bedford Annual Lecture

Tuesday 10th May

Bedford Centre for the History of Women Annual Lecture for 2022: Prof. Brenda Stevenson (Oxford University), ‘The Gifts of the Storyteller’


Please join us in welcoming Professor Brenda Stevenson of Oxford University as she shares her experience exploring the paths of living memory to understand the lives of women of color in the American South of the Antebellum Era, restoring voices dimmed by limited documentary evidence.

Professor Stevenson is the author of numerous books including Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South (1996), What is Slavery? (2015), and The Contested Murder of Latasha Harlins: Justice, Gender and the Origins of the L.A. Riots (2013).

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