Tell Her Story
Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Radcliffe Institute
Tiya Miles, Harvard University
Moderator: Julie Dobrow, Tufts University
This is an online event.
Biographers often have to "fill in the blanks" of their subjects' lives. Telling the stories of women is sometimes even more complicated because historically, many women's papers were not thought to have value and discarded or overlooked by "keepers of records." And telling the stories of women of color can present even more dilemmas for the biographer, since even the material life of women from disenfranchised groups has often not been preserved. Join biographer and Tufts professor Julie Dobrow, facilitating a conversation between Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Dean of the Radcliffe Institute and author of Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality, and Tiya Miles, Harvard Professor of History and author of All That She Carried, winner of the 2021 National Book Award.
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