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Beverly Guy-Sheftall

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Former President of the National Women's Studies Association; Founding Director of the Women’s Research and Resource Center at Spelman College

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Beverly Guy-Sheftall is the founding director of the Women’s Research and Resource Center (1981) and Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women’s Studies at Spelman College. For many years she was a visiting professor at Emory University’s Institute for Women’s Studies where she taught graduate courses in Women’s Studies. At the age of sixteen, she entered Spelman College where she majored in English and minored in secondary education. After graduating with honors, she attended Wellesley College for a fifth year of study in English. In 1968, she entered Atlanta to pursue a master’s degree in English. A year later she began her first teaching job in the Department of English at Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama. In 1971 she returned to her alma mater Spelman College and joined the English Department.

She has published a number of texts within African American and Women’s Studies which have been noted as seminal works by other scholars, including the first anthology on Black women’s literature, Sturdy Black Bridges: Visions of Black Women in Literature, which she coedited with Roseann P. Bell and Bettye Parker Smith; her dissertation, Daughters of Sorrow: Attitudes Toward Black Women, 1880-1920; Words of Fire: An Anthology of African American Feminist Thought; an anthology she co-edited with Rudolph Byrd entitled Traps: African American Men on Gender and Sexuality; a book coauthored with Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Gender Talk: The Struggle for Women’s Equality in African American Communities; an anthology, I Am Your Sister: Collected and Unpublished Writings of Audre Lorde, co-edited with Rudolph P. Bryd, Johnnetta B. Cole, and Guy-Sheftall; an anthology, Still Brave: The Evolution of Black Women’s Studies, with Stanlie James and Frances Smith Foster. Her most recent publication is an anthology co-edited with Johnnetta B. Cole, Who Should Be First: Feminists Speak Out on the 2008 Presidential Campaign. In 1983 she became founding co-editor of Sage: A Scholarly Journal of Black Women which was devoted exclusively to the experiences of women of African descent. She is the past president of the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) and was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2017).

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Beverly Guy-Sheftall

5 out of 5

Former President of the National Women's Studies Association; Founding Director of the Women’s Research and Resource Center at Spelman College

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Beverly Guy-Sheftall Biography

Beverly Guy-Sheftall is the founding director of the Women’s Research and Resource Center (1981) and Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women’s Studies at Spelman College. For many years she was a visiting professor at Emory University’s Institute for Women’s Studies where she taught graduate courses in Women’s Studies. At the age of sixteen, she entered Spelman College where she majored in English and minored in secondary education. After graduating with honors, she attended Wellesley College for a fifth year of study in English. In 1968, she entered Atlanta to pursue a master’s degree in English. A year later she began her first teaching job in the Department of English at Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama. In 1971 she returned to her alma mater Spelman College and joined the English Department.

She has published a number of texts within African American and Women’s Studies which have been noted as seminal works by other scholars, including the first anthology on Black women’s literature, Sturdy Black Bridges: Visions of Black Women in Literature, which she coedited with Roseann P. Bell and Bettye Parker Smith; her dissertation, Daughters of Sorrow: Attitudes Toward Black Women, 1880-1920; Words of Fire: An Anthology of African American Feminist Thought; an anthology she co-edited with Rudolph Byrd entitled Traps: African American Men on Gender and Sexuality; a book coauthored with Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Gender Talk: The Struggle for Women’s Equality in African American Communities; an anthology, I Am Your Sister: Collected and Unpublished Writings of Audre Lorde, co-edited with Rudolph P. Bryd, Johnnetta B. Cole, and Guy-Sheftall; an anthology, Still Brave: The Evolution of Black Women’s Studies, with Stanlie James and Frances Smith Foster. Her most recent publication is an anthology co-edited with Johnnetta B. Cole, Who Should Be First: Feminists Speak Out on the 2008 Presidential Campaign. In 1983 she became founding co-editor of Sage: A Scholarly Journal of Black Women which was devoted exclusively to the experiences of women of African descent. She is the past president of the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) and was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2017).

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  • Professor Guy-Sheftall Keynote Address
    . Africana Studies Cornell University.
  • Anita Hill with Beverly Guy-Sheftall: Reimagining Equality
    On September 20, 2015, the Women's International Study Center hosted Anita Hill in conversation with Beverly Guy-Sheftall in conversation about the...
  • Dr. Beverly Guy-Sheftall - The making of brave
    Dr. Beverly Guy-Sheftall of Spelman College and editor of the new edition of "All the Blacks are Men, All the Women are White, But Some of Us are...

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Beverly Guy-Sheftall for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Beverly Guy-Sheftall, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Beverly Guy-Sheftall or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Beverly Guy-Sheftall?

    Booking fees for Beverly Guy-Sheftall, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Beverly Guy-Sheftall, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Beverly Guy-Sheftall?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Beverly Guy-Sheftall for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Beverly Guy-Sheftall for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Beverly Guy-Sheftall or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Beverly Guy-Sheftall or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Beverly Guy-Sheftall is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Beverly Guy-Sheftall for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Beverly Guy-Sheftall generally travels from Atlanta, GA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Julianne Malveaux, Maya L. Harris, Monica Pearson, Ilyasah Shabazz and Nikki Giovanni. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Beverly Guy-Sheftall for an upcoming event.

Beverly Guy-Sheftall Speaker Videos

  • Professor Guy-Sheftall Keynote Address
    . Africana Studies Cornell University.
    Anita Hill with Beverly Guy-Sheftall: Reimagining Equality
    On September 20, 2015, the Women's International Study Center hosted Anita Hill in conversation with Beverly Guy-Sheftall in conversation about the legacy of Title IX.
  • Dr. Beverly Guy-Sheftall - The making of brave
    Dr. Beverly Guy-Sheftall of Spelman College and editor of the new edition of "All the Blacks are Men, All the Women are White, But Some of Us are Brave" gives her lecture titled "The making of...
    Tribute to Alice Walker: friend Beverly Guy-Sheftall
    Long time friend and Spelman College classmate, Professor Beverly Guy-Sheftall honors Alice Walker.

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