Histories and Futures of the Book: "Life Sentences: Women Prisoners Reflect on Reading"

Megan Sweeney (English and Afroamerican & African Studies, Michigan)

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 4:30pm
Communications 120


An interdiciplinary lecture series in manuscript, print, and digital culture.

Megan Sweeney is the Arthur F. Thurnau Associate Professor of English and Afroamerican & African Studies at the
University of Michigan, where she directs the Writing Program. She is the author of The Story Within Us: Women
Prisoners Reflect on Reading (2012) and Reading is my Window: Books and the Art of Reading in Women’s Prisons
(2011), winner of the Emily Toth Award for best work in Women’s Studies.

For more information, visit www.simpsoncenter.org/text

Organized by the Textual Studies Program

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