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Lecture on Slavery and Literacy
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- Date: Tue, 27 Oct 1998 06:42:18 -0500
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The Graduate Program in Book History at Drew University presents
the third in a series of public lectures:
E. JENNIFER MONAGHAN
Author of "A Common Heritage: Noah Webster's Blue-Back Speller"
Professor of English, Brooklyn College CUNY
will speak on
"READING FOR THE ENSLAVED, WRITING FOR THE FREE:
REFLECTIONS ON LIBERTY AND LITERACY"
Monday, November 9 at 5:00 p.m.
Learning Center 28, Drew University, Madison, NJ
Prof. Monaghan is a leading expert on literacy in colonial
America. This will be a repeat performance of her James Russell Wiggins
Lecture in the History of the Book, which she will deliver at the American
Antiquarian Society on November 6.
Admission is free and open to the general public. There will be a
reception following the lecture, hosted by the Friends of the Drew
University Library. This lecture is one in a series funded by a grant
from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.