Oral History: Busia, Abena, 2015

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Title
Oral History: Busia, Abena, 2015
Interviewee
Busia, Abena
Birth Year
1953
Birth Place
Ghana - Accra
Interviewer
Cross, June
Location of Interview
New Brunswick, NJ
Date Created
2015
Description
Founding member of the Center for Women’s Global Leadership and Center for African Studies, Abena Busia is an Associate Professor in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies and the Department of English at Rutgers. She is also co-director and co-editor of the groundbreaking Women Writing Africa Project, a multi-volume anthology published by the Feminist Press at CUNY. Busia articulates the significance of communities and leadership at Rutgers and describes negotiating a space within Rutgers to consider women’s experiences, blackness, and African womanness. She emphasizes the value of a single-sex education and describes Douglass as a place for nurturing women’s leadership.
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Collection
Women, Education and Leadership at Rutgers
Repository
Margery Somers Foster Center, Rutgers University Libraries
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Identifier
WELR-Busia
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