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.
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