Winter to Present Inaugural Critical Studies Seminar

By Sue Wuetcher

Release Date: February 19, 2007


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Kari Winter, associate professor in the Department of American Studies in the University at Buffalo's College of Arts and Sciences, will discuss "From Vermont Abolitionist to Virginia Slaveholder: Benjamin Franklin Prentiss and the Familial Politics of Antebellum America" in the inaugural Critical Studies Seminar presented by the UB Humanities Institute.

The lecture will take place at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 28 in 830 Clemens Hall, North Campus.

Lori Johnson, assistant professor in the Department of Visual Studies, CAS, will serve as the respondent.

Contact Rachel Ablow in the Department of English at for an advance copy of the paper.

The Critical Studies Seminars are designed to foster interdisciplinary and interdepartmental conversation. Faculty and graduate students from all departments are welcome and encouraged to attend.

For further information, contact Ablow or Amy Holzapfel in the Department of Theatre and Dance at