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Academic Departments. Humanities Program Records

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Wake Forest University's Humanities Program includes an Interdisciplinary Humanities minor. Notably, Dr. Maya Angelou was an professor in the program. This collection includes materials pertaining to Maya Angelou and her World Poetry in Dramatic Performance class.

Biographical and Historical Note

Wake Forest University's Humanities Program includes an Interdisciplinary Humanities minor. The Humanities Courses focus on the intellectual roots of both Western and non-Western civilizations, the emergence of philosophical concepts, and the development of social values and beliefs. A notable professors in the program was Dr. Maya Angelou.

Collection Overview

This collection includes materials pertaining to Dr. Maya Angelou's life and related events and her World Poetry in Dramatic Performance class.

Collection Inventory

  • Angelou, Maya: clippings (circa 1990-2015) / Box 1 Folder 1
  • Angelou, Maya: convocation speech, Michigan State University (2005 May 6) / Box 1 Folder 2
  • Angelou, Maya: memorial service electronic ticket (2014 June 7) / Box 1 Folder 6
  • World Poetry in Dramatic Performance program and poems (1996 September) / Box 1 Folder 3
  • World Poetry in Dramatic Performance program (2006 April 19) / Box 1 Folder 5
  • World Poetry in Dramatic Performance poetry booklet (1999 Spring) / Box 1 Folder 4

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Angelou, Maya
Title
Academic Departments. Humanities Program Records
ID
RG16.13
Date [inclusive]
1990-2015
Extent
0.21 linear feet  1 half-document box

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 2018 March 7
Access Restrictions
Collection is open for researchers. 
Copyright Notice
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Preferred Citation
Academic Departments. Humanities Program Records (RG16.13), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Wake Forest University--Faculty.
  • Wake Forest University.

Subject(s)

  • African American poets
  • Poets, American--North Carolina

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