Mon, Sep 06 | Canandaigua

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: Poet, Activist, Reformer

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Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: Poet, Activist, Reformer

Time & Location

Sep 06, 2:00 PM
Canandaigua, 151 Charlotte St, Canandaigua, NY 14424, USA

About the Event

Marcia Robinson, Asst. Professor of Religion, Syracuse University will introduce this influential abolitionist, suffragist, poet, lecturer, and reformer who co-founded the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs. Harper was a household name in the nineteenth century. Born free in Baltimore, she was one of the first African American women to be published in the United States.