Sharpe will speak on slavery

Sharpe will speak on slavery As part of the 1999-2000 Speaker Series, The University of South Dakota English Department and the Office of Research will sponsor a public lecture Friday, Feb. 4 by Jenny Sharpe, associate professor of English and comparative literature at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Professor Sharpe will speak on "The Indeterminacies of Sexual Slavery in the Caribbean" on Friday at 3:30 p.m. in Farber Hall, Old Main. A reception will follow the presentation in Old Main.

She is the author of "Allegories of Empire: The Figure of the Woman in the Colonial Test" (University of Minnesota Press, 1993) and of "The Haunting of History: A Literary Archeology of Slave Women's Lives" (forthcoming from the University of Minnesota Press).

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