Sound recordings from the Barbara Christian papers [sound recording]. ca. 1966-1999.

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Christian, Barbara, 1943-2000. Sound recordings from the Barbara Christian papers [sound recording].

Sound recordings from the Barbara Christian papers [sound recording]. ca. 1966-1999.

Speeches and lectures by Christian and recordings used in her work. Includes recordings by and/or about Alice Walker, Toni Morrison, Gloria Naylor, June Jordan, Gwendolyn Brooks, Bob Kaufman, Walter Rodney, and others.

46 sound cassettes, 2 sound tape reels.

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Christian, Barbara, 1943-2000

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Biographical Information Barbara Christian was born on December 12, 1943 in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. She earned her Ph.D. in English Literature from Columbia University in 1970; a year later, she became an assistant professor at U.C. Berkeley. She was a prominent figure in establishing the African American Studies Department, and in 1978 she became the first African American woman at Berkeley to receive tenure. In 1986, she became a full p...

Kaufman, Bobbie, 1940-

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African American author; b. Bob Garnell Kaufman, 1925; d. 1986. From the description of Bob Kaufman collection, 1962-1990. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70968748 ...

Rodney, Walter

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Walter Rodney (1942-1980), Pan-Africanist historian and educator, was a highly respected intellectual who personified the "scholar-activist." A prolific writer, Dr. Rodney authored nine books and over fifty articles, chapters, and book reviews during the brief 13 years period between 1967 and his untimely death in 1980. From the description of Walter Rodney Papers, 1960-1987, bulk 1970-1979. (Australian National University). WorldCat record id: 301819995 ...

Christian, Barbara, 1943-2000

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Biographical Information Barbara Christian was born on December 12, 1943 in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. She earned her Ph.D. in English Literature from Columbia University in 1970; a year later, she became an assistant professor at U.C. Berkeley. She was a prominent figure in establishing the African American Studies Department, and in 1978 she became the first African American woman at Berkeley to receive tenure. In 1986, she became a full p...

Jordan, June, 1936-2002

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June Jordan was born in Harlem, New York on July 9, 1936. Jordan fostered a love of literature and writing poetry as a child. She attended Barnard College and University of Chicago. June Jordan married in 1955 and had one child. A poet, novelist, essayist, editor and children's author, Jordan published her first poetry collection, Who Look at Me, in 1969. Jordan was a visiting scholar/poet at many institutions, including MacAlester College, City College of the City University of New York, Univer...

Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000

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African American poet and novelist, who was an important figure in the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s. From the description of Of Robert Frost / Gwendolyn Brooks. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79334638 Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks was born in Topeka, Kansas, on June 17, 1917 and moved shortly after her birth to Chicago's South Side, where she lived until her death. She authored more than twenty books of poetry, beginning with A Street in Bronzeville (1945), follow...

Naylor, Gloria.

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Morrison, Toni, 1931-2019

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Chloe Anthony Wofford Morrison (born Chloe Ardelia Wofford; February 18, 1931 – August 5, 2019), known as Toni Morrison, was an American novelist, essayist, book editor, and college professor. Her first novel, The Bluest Eye, was published in 1970. The critically acclaimed Song of Solomon (1977) brought her national attention and won the National Book Critics Circle Award. In 1988, Morrison won the Pulitzer Prize for Beloved (1987); she gained worldwide recognition when she was awarded the Nobel...

Walker, Alice, 1944-....

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Alice Walker (1944- ), African American poet, novelist, and activist. From the description of Alice Walker papers, circa 1930-2010. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233538612 Alice Walker (1944- ), African American poet, novelist, and activist. Walker has written numerous essays, novels, and collections of poetry. Her novel THE COLOR PURPLE, published in 1982, won both the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award. John Ferrone served as Alice Walker's editor at Harcourt, Bra...