Dr. Eva Tettenborn, Associate Professor of English, will present a paper at Bucknell University on November 10, 2012 during the university's Griot Institute for Africana Studies conference, "Post-Racial America? An Interdisciplinary Conversation."
Her presentation, "Frederick Douglass on a Post-Racial US: Drawing the Color Line," examines the theme of racial identity in selected speeches Douglass gave after the Civil War.
Dr. Tettenborn has been a faculty member at Penn State Worthington Scranton since 2005. In 2009 she received the campus' Dr. Richard A. and Sally Matthews Award for Scholarly Activity, and was named a 2012 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar and participated in the 2012 NEH Summer Institute "Contemporary African American Literature."
For more information on the Griot Institute's upcoming conference, go to: http://www.bucknell.edu/x78200.xml