New Virtual Book Talk Series: “SHEAR Talent: Book Prize Winners in Conversation”
The first program in the series will be held on Monday, February 13, 2023, at 7:30pm EST. Join us for a conversation between Vanessa Holden (University of Kentucky), winner of the James Broussard First Book Prize for Surviving Southampton: African American Women and Resistance in Nat Turner’s Community, and Tamika Nunley (Cornell University), winner of the Mary Kelly Prize for At the Threshold of Liberty: Women, Slavery, and Shifting Identities in Washington, D.C. Kellie Carter Jackson (Wellesley College) will moderate the discussion. This virtual program will take place on Zoom. Please register by February 12 at https://carleton.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__hMVLCCEQYW8MrM4rrMz1g.
The second virtual book talk will take place on Thursday, March 2, 2023, at 7:30pm EST. Join us for a conversation between Professor Carolyn Eastman (Virginia Commonwealth University), winner of the James Bradford Biography Prize for The Strange Genius of Mr. O: The World of the United States’ First Forgotten Celebrity, and Professor Peter Wirzbicki (Princeton University), winner of the SHEAR Book Prize for Fighting for the Higher Law: Black and White Transcendentalists against Slavery. Professor Craig Friend (North Carolina State University) will moderate the discussion. Please register for this program, which will be held on Zoom, by March 1 at https://carleton.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nqHwnGVdQVuIXIFzGeDsvA.
More information about the 2022 winners of the SHEAR book, dissertation, and article prizes can be found at http://thepanorama.shear.org/2022/07/23/shear-announces-the-winners-of-the-2022-book-dissertation-and-article-prizes/.
1 February 2023