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 University

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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.