Gender Equity: ‘In Search of Obour Tanner and Phillis Wheatley’


The Gender Equity Initiative at CCRI invites you to a special lecture, “In Search of Obour Tanner and Phillis Wheatley” with Dr. Tara Bynum, on Feb. 28 at the Newport County Campus as part of the Rhode Island History Series.

The event will begin with a lunchtime forum at 11:45 a.m. in Conference Room 200. Drinks will be provided. A lecture will follow at 1 p.m. in the auditorium.

Bynum is assistant professor of African American history and culture at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts.

We look forward to seeing you there!