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

HISTORIES AND FUTURES OF THE BOOK

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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