Friday, April 17, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pmUptown Campus
Fridays at Newcomb is a free lunch and lecture series featuring speakers across disciplines. Please help us go green by bringing your own reusable water bottle and utensils.
“A Tale of Two Women: Claiming Freedom and Life Stories in Early British America” presented by Terri L. Snyder.
Terri L. Snyder is a Professor of American Studies at California State University Fullerton, and her research focuses on the history of gender, race, and the law in British North America. She is the author of two books: Brabbling Women: Disorderly Speech and the Law in Early Virginia; and The Power to Die: Slavery and Suicide in British North America.
Most recently, she has coedited a collective biography with Erica L. Ball and Tatiana Seijas: As If She Were Free: A Collective Biography of Women and Emancipation in the Americas, which will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2020. Her work has also appeared in the Journal of American History, the Law and History Review, and the William and Mary Quarterly. Professor Snyder is a member of the Council of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, serves on the Board of the Mary Maples Dunn Prize, and is an OAH Distinguished Lecturer.