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Participate in Our New Spotlight on Toni Morrison

September 28, 2022

Sigma Tau Delta is putting American novelist Toni Morrison (1931-2019) in the spotlight for the 2022-2023 academic year. Morrison’s career in prose fiction spans nearly fifty years, beginning with the 1970 publication of her first novel (still one of my favorites to teach) The Bluest Eye, set in her hometown of Lorain, OH, on the southern shore of Lake Erie. Published in 1987, Beloved is Morrison’s best-known novel, with its allusion to St. Paul’s letter to the Romans, specifically…