The Everyday Humanities series presents, “Women Writers and History of Nursery Rhymes.” Featured speaker Melissa Valiska Gregory, PhD, will explore the forgotten history of nursery rhymes. Gregory will also examine their role in the evolution of children’s literature and rise of female writers during the 19th century. Her program is April 6, 2017, at the Way Public Library, 101 E. Indiana Avenue, Perrysburg. This 45-minute talk is free and begins at 7 p.m. Registration is not required.
Gregory is an associate professor of English literature at the University of Toledo. Her emphasis is 19th century British literature. The Everyday Humanities series is sponsored by the Way Public Library of Perrysburg in collaboration with the University of Toledo Humanities Institute.