VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT: BELL HOOKSadmin2021-12-21T14:24:44-05:00
THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
September 25, 1952 – December 15, 2021
“No black woman writer in this culture can write ‘too much.’ Indeed, no woman writer can write ‘too much’…No woman has ever written enough.” ― bell hooks
Author, critic, feminist and public intellectual. B.A., Stanford University, 1973; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1976; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz, 1983. In 1981, hooks published her first major work Ain’t I a Woman? – one of the most important texts in feminist studies.
Photo 1.ain’t i a woman, black women and feminism, by bell hooks, 1981. Photo 2. With Gloria Steinem.