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Southern Women Writers Conference 2009: Mab Segrest

"Many Souths: Remembering, Sustaining, Creating."

About the Author

Mab Segrest is currently Fuller-Matthai Professor of Gender and Women's Studies and Chair of Gender and Women's Studies Department at Connecticut College.  Her activism with lesbian-feminist and anti-racist political movements resulted in the pioneering collection My Mama's Dead Squirrel: Lesbian Essays on Southern Culture  (1985), and the autobiographical Memoir of a Race Traitor (1995). 

Her more recent works include Born to Belonging:  Writings on Spirit and Justice (2002) and Sing, Whisper, Shout, Pray!:  Feminist Visions for a Just World (co-editor, 2003).  Segrest has founded, served on the boards of, and consulted with a wide range of social justice organizations over the past twenty-five years.

Books by Mab Segrest

Memoir of a Race Traitor            
Call Number:  F220.A1 S38 1994
Location:  Circulating Collection -- 2nd Floor Memorial Library


My Mama's Dead Squirrel:  Lesbian Essays on Southern Culture          
Call Number:  F216.2 .S44 1985
Location:  Circulating Collection -- 2nd Floor Memorial Library


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Born to Belonging:  Writings on Spirit and Justice
ISBN  978-0813531012

Sing, Whisper, Shout, Pray!:  Feminist Visions for a Just World
ISBN  978-1931223072