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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

English Department

Identifier: BC13-18

This collection consists of materials from the Barnard College English department.

Dates: 1922 - 2008

Quandra Prettyman papers

Identifier: BC20-58
Abstract “This is a working syllabus, not a strait jacket.”Quandra Prettyman was a professor and writer who pioneered Black literary courses in the United States. Described as a “Champion of Black Women’s Literature,” she made waves as Barnard’s first full-time Black faculty member. Her commitment to disseminating knowledge about Black literature and the advancement of students’ academic abilities and ventures is highlighted throughout the materials present in this collection. She began...
Dates: 1958-2019, undated