Writers@Grinnell & Scholars’ Convocation with Shanna Benjamin

Thursday, April 22, Noon

April 20, 2021
Book Cover - "Half in Shadow: The Life and Legacy of Nellie Y. McKay" by Shanna Greene Benjamin

Shanna Greene Benjamin is a biographer and scholar who studies the literature, lives, and archives of Black women. She has published on African American literature and Black women’s intellectual history in African American Review, MELUS, and PMLA, Studies in American Fiction. She graduated from Johnson C. Smith University, a historically Black college, and received her master’s in Afro-American Studies and doctorate in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She lives with her family in Charlotte, North Carolina. 

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