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us: Smitherman, Geneva, 1940-

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    • us: Smitherman-Donaldson, Geneva, 1940-
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        (naf) United States
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        (naf) Brownsville (Tenn.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Michigan
        • Organization: (naf) Wayne State University. Center for Black Studies
        • Organization: (naf) Harvard University. Department of Afro- American Studies
        • Organization: (naf) Conference on College Composition and Communication (U.S.)
        • Organization: (naf) National Council of Teachers of English
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        (lcsh) College teachers
          (lcsh) Linguists
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        • Smitherman-Donaldson, Geneva, 1940-
      • Sources

        • found: Discourse and discrimination, 1988: CIP t.p. (Geneva Smitherman-Donaldson) data sheet (b. 12/10/40)
        • found: Talkin and testifyin, 1985: CIP (Geneva Smitherman) data sheet (b. 12/10/40)
        • found: African American women speak out on Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas, c1995: t.p. (Geneva Smitherman)
        • found: National faculty directory, 1991: p. 3219 (Smitherman, Geneva; Speech Comm.; Wayne State Univ., Detroit)
        • found: African American National Biography, accessed September 14, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Smitherman, Geneva; educator, linguist, educational reform advocate; born 10 December 1940 in Brownsville, Tennessee, United States; BA (1960) and MA (1962) in English and Latin, Wayne State University, Detroit; PhD in English, University of Michigan (1969); member of the first group of faculty in Harvard University's Afro-American Studies Department (1971); worked at Wayne State University Center for Black Studies (1973-1980); was director of the linguistics program, professor of speech communication, and interim associate dean of liberal arts, Wayne State University; visiting professor at Montclair State College, University of Michigan, Pennsylvania State University, University of Ghana-Legon; director of the African American Language and Literacy Program (1989); director of My Brother's Keeper, Detroit Public Schools' Malcolm X Academy; chair of the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Language Policy Committee; member of the National Council of Teachers of English Language Commission (1987))
      • Change Notes

        • 1987-12-18: new
        • 2015-03-17: revised
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