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Brenda Stevenson Chosen as William Andrews Clark Professor 2019-2020
May 21, 2018

Brenda Stevenson and Professor Sharla Fett of Occidental College have been chosen as the William Andrews Clark Professors of 2019-2020.  Their core program, Contested Foundations: Commemorating the Red Letter Year of 1619, will include three conferences held during that academic year at the Clark Library: 1. “‘20. And odd Negroes’:  African Labor, Colonial Economies, Cultural Pluralities”; 2. “‘Burgesses to be chosen in all places:’ Representative Governance Takes Hold on British Claimed Soil;” and 3.  “‘Respectable’ Women’: Gender, Family, Labor, Resistance and the Metanarrative of Patriarchy.