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SWR Interview with Rhea Estelle Lathan

Rhea Estelle Lathan is an assistant professor of English rhetoric and composition at Florida State University and author of the SWR Series book Freedom Writing: African American Civil Rights Literacy Activism, 1955-1967.

In this conversation with Telsha Curry, Lathan talks about different types of literacy and social activism, how the ideas of gospel consciousness manifest in Lathan’s pedagogy, as well as how they relate to current movements such as Black Lives Matter. (1:30:12)


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