Text in Textiles: Quilting in the Black Aesthetic Tradition

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Petty Auditorium

Join Northwestern Professor Vaughn-Manley as she discusses her current research on how 20th-century Black women's literature and narrative quilting engages with tradition after the Civil Rights era.

Learn how the black quilting tradition uses repurposing and improvisation to create original works. Professor Vaughn-Manley will also discuss how quilting is represented in literature. Registration limited to 50 participants. 

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