Poetry Reading - Dr. Cheryl Hopson
|Event name:||Poetry Reading - Dr. Cheryl Hopson|
|Date:||November 15, 2013|
|Time:||7:00 PM to 8:00 PM|
|Event Type:||Speakers & Lectures|
Dr. Cheryl Hopson, an assistant professor of English at Georgia Regents University and author of “Black Notes,” a book of poetry, will read excerpts from her book. She also will sign copies of the book.
Hopson, a 1995 graduate of Roanoke College, specializes in 20th century African American and American literature and culture. Her research focuses on mother/daughter relationships in the writings of black and black-identified women, along with ideas of empowerment and selfhood in women. She previously was a visiting professor in Roanoke’s English Department.
Hopson, a Roanoke Valley native, has a master’s degree from Radford University and a doctorate from the University of Kentucky.
|Contact:||Channing Johnson, 540-375-2523|
|Open to the Public|