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W&L’s Dennie Featured in Chapter of New Anthology Professor Nneka Dennie contributed to a chapter in a new anthology titled "The Routledge Companion to Black Women's Cultural Histories."

Nneka-Dennie02-scaled-350x233 W&L’s Dennie Featured in Chapter of New AnthologyAssistant Professor of History Nneka Dennie

Nneka Dennie, assistant professor of history at Washington and Lee University, contributed to a chapter in an anthology titled “The Routledge Companion to Black Women’s Cultural Histories.” Dennie is featured in chapter 18, which is titled “Black Women and Africana Abolitionism.”

Dennie described her work on the chapter as “offering a framework for understanding how localized abolitionist movements facilitated global emancipation.”

Dennie is also working on two books of her own: “(Re)defining Radicalism: The Rise of Black Feminism and the Politics of Respectability in the Nineteenth Century” and “Mary Ann Shadd Cary: Essential Writings of a Nineteenth-Century Black Radical Feminist.”

Dennie received her master’s and doctorate degrees in African American studies and a graduate certificate in advanced feminist studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her research looks at 19th and 20th century Black women’s history, Black intellectual history, Black feminist thought, Black radicalism and Black internationalism.

Read more about “The Routledge Companion to Black Women’s Cultural Histories” and purchase a copy here.

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