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You are viewing an archive of the 2013 Festival Schedule. To view the latest schedule, please visit VaBook.org

Featuring:

Valerie C. Cooper

Word, Like Fire: Maria Stewart, the Bible, and the Rights of African Americans
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Valerie Cooper, author of Word, Like Fire: Maria Stewart, the Bible, and the Rights of African Americans, is an associate professor of Religious Studies at UVa. In her work, she examines issues of religion, race, and society.

Genre:Non-Fiction

Wayne Dawkins

City Son: Andrew W. Cooper's Impact on Modern-Day Brooklyn
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Wayne Dawkins, author of City Son: Andrew W. Cooper's Impact on Modern-Day Brooklyn, is assistant professor of journalism at Hampton University in Virginia. He is also author of Rugged Waters and The NABJ Story.

Genre:Non-Fiction

Anne S. Pruitt-Logan

Faithful to the Task at Hand: The Life of Lucy Diggs Slowe
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Anne Pruitt-Logan, author of Faithful to the Task at Hand: The Life of Lucy Diggs Slowe, is Professor Emerita of Educational Policy and Leadership at Ohio State University, and prior to that Professor at Case Western Reserve University.

Genre:Non-Fiction

Tamyra Turner

(Moderator)

Tamyra Turner has taught college composition and African American literature at Piedmont Virginia Community College. She is an organizer of the Community Juneteenth Celebration held each June at PVCC.

Genre:Non-Fiction