Frederick Douglass and Literary Crossroads





July 11 – July 17, 2021 (1 week)


Summer Program

Summer Program Type

Summer Program Audience


“Frederick Douglass and Literary Crossroads” will give language arts educators opportunities to enrich their views of how Douglass’s Narrative resides at the intersections of autobiography, creative arts, and African American literary studies. This institute will involve participants in lively discussions, workshops, technology activities, and collaborative projects designed to enhance interpretive capabilities and pedagogical expertise.

Project Director(s)

Howard Rambsy

Lecturers and Visiting Faculty

Howard Rambsy II; Tisha Brooks; Elizabeth Cali; Jessica DeSpain; Jill Kirsten Anderson; Maryemma Graham; Barbara McCaskill; Joycelyn Moody; Sue E. Denman 

Grantee Institution

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Funded through the Division of Education Programs