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Sula Peace: Lessons in Friendship and Unconditional Love

Digital Event
February 7: 7:00 pm

Join Margaret Bass, former English professor from St. Lawrence University and director of DEI Real Talk Consulting, as she explores Toni Morrison’s second novel Sula.

This lesser known Morrison novel follows the story of two Black women growing up in a small, Ohio town as they redefine their friendship and reconcile with their different paths as they enter adulthood.

This event is presented virtually in partnership with the Rutland Free Library.


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About the Presenter

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Margaret Bass began teaching in the public schools of Mississippi in 1974. Though she was primarily a high school English teacher, she also spent some years teaching middle-school age youth, Special Education, and Migrant Education.  Her undergraduate degree is in English, and she earned an M.ED. in Special Education. After several years of teaching in public schools, she decided to focus full-time on her studies earning a Ph.D. in English in 1989. She taught at various colleges and universities since that time and was tenured at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY. She retired from full-time teaching in 2016.







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February 7
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