RESEARCH SEMINAR: DANYA PILGRIM
Danya Pilgrim is a PhD in African American Studies and American Studies, completed at Yale University in 2019. Pilgrim is a social and cultural historian with research interests in domestic arts and foodways, and the African American experience. She is the author of “Masters of Craft: Philadelphia’s Black Public Waiters, 1820-50,” in the Pennsylvania Magazine of History & Biography, and an original contributor to the award-winning digital humanities project Colored Conventions.
Attendees are encouraged to read Pilgrim's paper, "Modest Dreams & Grand Ambitions: African American Caterers at the Turn of the Twentieth Century," which may be obtained by contacting Carol Lockman at clockman@Hagley.org.
Free, reply requested, call (302) 658-2400, ext. 243, or email Carol Lockman at clockman@Hagley.org.
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