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Malinda Maynor Lowery: Stories of Lumbee Women

Dr. Malinda Maynor Lowery
Special Collections Libraries 271

Women's History Month

Stories of Lumbee Women

Presented by Dr. Malinda Maynor Lowery, Cahoon Family Professor of American History, Emory University

Malinda Maynor Lowery is the Cahoon Family Professor of American History at Emory University. She is a historian, scholar and documentary film producer who is a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. She has written two books, over 20 book chapters or articles and has published essays for popular audiences in places such as The New York Times. Films she has produced include the Peabody Award-winning “A Chef’s Life” (PBS, 2013-2018), the Emmy-nominated “Private Violence” (HBO, 2014) and two short films, “Real Indian” (1996) and “Sounds of Faith” (1997), both of which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.  Reception to follow.

This lecture is part of the Humanities Festival  and the Signature Lecture Series .

In addition, we acknowledge the generous support of Lucy Hargrett Draper Center and Archives for the Study of the Rights of Women in History and Law.

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