Dr. Tara Bynum

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Dr. Tara Bynum, Assistant Professor of English & African American Studies at the University of Iowa. Dr. Bynum is a scholar of early African American literary histories before 1800. She received her PhD in English from Johns Hopkins University and a BA in Political Science from Barnard College. In 2022 she published Reading Pleasures: Everyday Black Living in Early America.

Jan. 16, 2024

Episode 47: To Persevere In Grace & Faith

Phillis Wheatley to Obour Tanner, October 30th, 1773 in which Wheatley discusses faith, her book, and a trip to England.