William L. Clements Library


To be announced.

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Due to the Clements Library’s renovation, the Clements Library 2014 Events and Lecture series will be held at the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery Room 100.

All lectures are free and open to the public, but registration is requested. Please email clementsevents@umich.edu or phone 734-647-0864.

Brown Bag Lecture

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Noon - 1:00
Stephen S. Clark Library, 2nd Floor
Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library

"Hearing Silenced Voices in the Archive: Rebecca Kellogg and Mohawk Heartlands after the 1704 Deerfield Raid"

Joy A.J. Howard, Ph.D.
Clements Library Upton Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Howard is an early Americanist with a literary studies background. She received her Ph.D. from Purdue University and she is an assistant professor of early American literature at New Jersey City University in Jersey City. She is interested in mission writings, captivity narratives, women's stories, and religious experiences in the colonial world. Dr. Howard is completing a book on the life and discursive communities of Rebecca Kellogg Ashley, an Indian captive turned interpreter in the eighteenth century who eventually translated for the Rev. Jonathan Edwards at the Stockbridge mission.