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Dr. Elise Lemire, Purchase College, State University of New York


a – In today's Academic Minute, Dr. Elise Lemire of Purchase College examines how freed slaves shaped a town at the center of both the American Revolution and American Literature.

Dr. Elise Lemire is a professor of literature in the School of Humanities and a member of the interdisciplinary cinema studies and women's studies faculties. Her interests include 19th-century American literature and culture, the American novel, whiteness studies, feminism, and Hollywood cinema. She earned a Ph.D. in English Literature at Rutgers University and in 2009 published Black Walden: Slavery and Its Aftermath in Concord, Massachusetts.

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