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The HistoryMakers video oral history with Beverly Guy-Sheftall.

Author: Beverly Guy-Sheftall; Denise Gines; Scott Stearns; HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection),
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Summary:
Academic administrator and professor Beverly Guy-Sheftall was born on June 1, 1946 in Memphis, Tennessee. Guy-Sheftall entered Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia at the age of sixteen, earning her B.A. degree in English with a minor in secondary education in 1966. She completed her M.A. degree at Atlanta University in 1970. In 1971, Guy-Sheftall returned to Spelman College as an English professor. She founded  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Internet videos
Interviews
Named Person: Beverly Guy-Sheftall; Beverly Guy-Sheftall
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Beverly Guy-Sheftall; Denise Gines; Scott Stearns; HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection),
OCLC Number: 1003150553
Credits: Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Performer(s): Denise Gines, interviewer.
Event notes: Recorded
Atlanta, Georgia
2007 September 11.
Description: 1 online resource (4 video files (1 hr., 57 min., 20 sec.)) : sound, color.
Other Titles: History Makers video oral history with Beverly Guy-Sheftall
Beverly Guy-Sheftall

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Academic administrator and professor Beverly Guy-Sheftall was born on June 1, 1946 in Memphis, Tennessee. Guy-Sheftall entered Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia at the age of sixteen, earning her B.A. degree in English with a minor in secondary education in 1966. She completed her M.A. degree at Atlanta University in 1970. In 1971, Guy-Sheftall returned to Spelman College as an English professor. She founded Spelman College’s Women’s Research and Resource Center where she served as director for over two decades. She received her Ph.D. degree from Emory University in 1977. In 1979, Guy-Sheftall co-edited Sturdy Black Bridges: Visions of Black Women in Literature, the first anthology of African American women’s writings. She also co-founded SAGE: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women. She authored many books, including Double Stitch: Black Women Write about Mothers & Daughters and Words of Fire: An Anthology of African-American Feminist Thought. Guy-Sheftall was given Spelman’s Presidential Faculty Award for Outstanding Scholarship.

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