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Greensboro College Professor Will Give Presentation Oct. 4 at Academic Conference

September 23, 2019 2:13 pm
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Heather ChacónGREENSBORO, N.C. – Heather Chacón, an assistant professor of English and director of the First Year Composition Program at Greensboro College, will make a presentation Oct. 4 at an academic conference at the University of Kentucky.

Chacón will give her presentation, titled “Charles Brockden Brown’s Eastern Transference,” at the Charles Brockden Brown 12th Biennial Conference, “Dissent of the Governed, c18-c21.” Her presentation is part of a roundtable on settler colonialism.

Brown, a novelist, historian and editor from Philadelphia, is widely considered the most important novelist in the early history of the United States until James Fenimore Cooper.

Chacón holds a B.A. and M.A. from Ball State University and a Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky. She joined Greensboro College’s full-time faculty in 2015.

Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located in downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia, and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and six master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features a 17-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities. Learn more at greensboro.edu.

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