F142. Beyond "Add one and stir": Negotiating Race, Gender, and Class as Female Faculty of Color
Friday, March 9, 2018
10:30 am to 11:45 am
Jennifer De Leon is the editor of Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education. Recipient of a City of Boston Artist in Residence fellowship in 2016–2017, she is a member of the Grub Street board of directors. She is an assistant professor of English at Framingham State University.
Val Wang is the author of the memoir Beijing Bastard. She lives in Cambridge and is an assistant professor in the English and media studies department of Bentley University.
Ru Freeman is an award-winning Sri Lankan and American writer, a national speaker, and social justice activist. Author of the novels, A Disobedient Girl and On Sal Mal Lane, a New York Times Editor's Choice, she is editor of Extraordinary Rendition: (American) Writers on Palestine.
Danielle Evans is the author of the short story collection Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self. She teaches creative writing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.