Ethel Morgan Smith is the author of three books: Path to Grace: Reimagining the Civil Rights Movement, winner of the 2023 Eudora Welty Prize; From Whence Cometh My Help: The African American Community at Hollins College; and Reflections of the Other: Being Black in Germany. Her work has been published in national and international journals. Smith is a Professor of English Emeritus at West Virginia University, and has taught at Virginia Tech, Randolph College, Universität Tübingen (Germany), Monash University (Australia), and University of Canterbury (New Zealand).


Black Women’s Collectives

March 21, 2024 2PM – 3:30PM

Authors Ethel Morgan Smith and Courtney Thorsson explore how the bonds of Black women shaped America today.

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