Judith Weller Harvey Quaker Scholar Michele Tarter

“Life Sentences: Writing with Wisewomen Behind Bars”

This is Guilford College and Friends Center’s “Judith Weller Harvey Quaker Scholar” Lecture given by Michele Tarter, an early American Literature professor and Quaker scholar. In the lecture she talks about her 15 years of teaching Woman is the Word, a memoir-writing workshop in a prison for women. She will also talk about early Quakers, especially Quaker women, who spent quite a lot of time in jails.

You can listen to the file here but you will first need to request access as it is a private download.