Oral History: Wall, Cheryl A., 2015

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Title
Oral History: Wall, Cheryl A., 2015
Interviewee
Wall, Cheryl A.
Birth Year
1948
Birth Place
New York - New York
Interviewer
Cross, June
Location of Interview
New Brunswick, NJ
Date Created
2015
Description
Cheryl Wall (1948-2020) was a Board of Governors Zora Neale Hurston Distinguished Professor of English and former Chair of the English Department. Wall was an author and a specialist in Black women’s writing, the Harlem Renaissance, and Zora Neale Hurston. She was a co-chair of the President’s Council on Institutional Diversity and Equity. Joining Douglass College in 1972 as an assistant instructor, in her interview Wall described her role in the development of the college and its legacy today. She discussed the intrinsic value of the humanities in the context of a liberal arts education, student activism on campus, and the evolution of the Douglass Woman.
Collection
Women, Education and Leadership at Rutgers
Repository
Margery Somers Foster Center, Rutgers University Libraries
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Identifier
WELR-Wall
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