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Poetry Reading - Dr. Cheryl Hopson

Event name: Poetry Reading - Dr. Cheryl Hopson
Date: November 15, 2013
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Pickle Lounge
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
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