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Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series with Biography and English Professor Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina


Event Details

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Old Chapel

144 Hicks Way

Amherst MA 01003


Event Website

Office of External Relations & University Events

(413) 577-1101

Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina

Paul Murray Kendall Chair in Biography and Professor of English, College of Humanities and Fine Arts

Forgotten Lives: What They Mean, and Why They’re Important.

February 8, 2023
4:00 PM Lecture and Q&A.

Reception to Follow. 

Professor Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina is an internationally acclaimed scholar widely known for her work in British literary and cultural studies. Much of her award-winning work explores for-gotten lives. Most recently, an updated edition of her book Black London was published in the U.K. under the new title Black England: A Forgotten Georgian History, with a foreword by Zadie Smith. Gerzina’s work reaches beyond the field of literary studies and has made significant contributions to scholarship in history, art history, and African American studies. 

Find all the Fall 2022 & Spring 2023 Lectures on the Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series website