Noelle Morrissette Lecture
Dr. Noelle Morrissette will be presenting a lecture on her latest work, a biography of Harlem Renaissance poet Anne Spencer on March 26, afternoon time TBD. Further registration/attendance information forthcoming. This event relates to both digital humanities as well as UVA's Special Collections, and may be of interest to DH students working in both the digital and physical archives.
"Noelle Morrissette, Program Director of African American and African Diaspora Studies and Associate Professor of English, is the author of James Weldon Johnson’s Modern Soundscapes (University of Iowa Press, 2013) and the editor of New Perspectives on James Weldon Johnson’s The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (University of Georgia Press, 2017). She is a proud graduate of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst (B.A.), and completed her graduate degrees in African Studies (M.A.) and African American Studies and English literature (Ph.D.) at Yale University. She is the recipient, most recently, of an H. D. fellowship in American literature at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University and a Lillian Gary Taylor visiting fellowship at the University of Virginia Special Collections for her forthcoming book about James Weldon Johnson’s close friend, the Virginia poet Anne Spencer."