Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham (NHC Fellow, 1993–94; 2013–14)
Project Title, 1993–94
Race, History, and Feminist Theory
University of Pennsylvania
Project Title, 2013–14
The Great Question of Human Rights in American History
Harvard UniversityReturn to All Fellows
Fellowship Work Summary, 1993–94
Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham researched and finished writing four chapters for her book of theoretical essays on African-American women’s history under contract with the University of North Carolina Press, tentatively entitled “Race, History, and Feminist Theory.” A version of one of these chapters— “The ‘Subject’ of Resistance in African American-Women’s History”—was presented as a public lecture at the National Humanities Center.
Fellowship Work Summary, 2013–14
Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham worked on three chapters of her book The Great Question of Human Rights in American History.