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Writing Matters: Scholars as Writers — Memoir

March 10 | 6:00 pm7:30 pm EST

Installment one of the spring 2021 Writing Matter’s series explores the art of memoir with Emily Bernard and Charles Dew

In the spring of 2021, Writing Matters will bring into conversation scholars who lead multiple writerly lives, blending voices and genres. How does such experimentation invigorate our scholarship, serve our intellectual and critical designs, and reach different readerships?

For the first installment, our panel explores of the art of the memoir with:

Emily Bernard, Julian Lindsay Green & Gold Professor of English, University of Vermont, author of Black is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother’s Time, My Mother’s Time, and Mine (2019)

Charles Dew, Ephraim Williams Professor of American History Emeritus, Williams College, author of The Making of a Racist A Southerner Reflects on Family, History, and the Slave Trade (2016)

Moderated by Stéphane Gerson (NYU Institute of French Studies/French)

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March 10
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm EST
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