Scholar Observes African American Literary History

Rynetta Davis, a literary scholar on the English faculty at the University of Kentucky, will speak at Ursinus Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. in Musser auditorium in Pfahler Hall. Her talk is titled, ‘All the Single Ladies:’ Unmarried Black Women in African American Literary History. 


In the context of African American History Month, she will speak on her forthcoming book, Singled Out: Single Black Womanhood and African American Literary History, which focuses on representations of unmarried black women in nineteenth-century African American literature .