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American Women Symposium

Elsa Barkley Brown

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Thursday, June 19, 2003
3:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Panel Four: Women’s Private Lives

Elsa Barkley Brown is an associate professor of history and women's studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, where she is also affiliated with the Afro-American Studies and American Studies programs. The recipient of the Anna Julia Cooper Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Black Women's Studies, Barkley Brown is the author of pivotal articles in African American, cultural, urban, and southern women's history. An expert on the history of the black community of Richmond, Virginia, she is the coeditor of Black Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia and Major Problems in African-American History. Her current research and teaching interests include cultural history and the arts and the documentary history of women in the Civil Rights movement.

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