The Black Intellectual Tradition

Event details

  • Friday | October 27, 2023
  • All Day

We are pleased to host Dr. Anika T. Prather to deliver a Seton lecture on “The Black Intellectual Tradition” to Portsmouth Abbey School faculty and students.

Dr. Anika T. Prather earned her B.A. from Howard University in elementary education.  She also has earned several graduate degrees in education from New York University and Howard University.  She has a Masters in liberal arts from St. John’s College (Annapolis) and a PhD in English, Theatre and Literacy Education from the University of Maryland (College Park).  She is the co-author for The Black Intellectual Tradition (with Dr. Angel Parham). Her research focus is on building literacy with African American students through engagement in the books of the Canon and self-published her book Living in the Constellation of the Canon: The Lived Experiences of African American Students Reading Great Books Literature recently.