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Everyday Humanities: Women Writers and History of Nursery Rhymes

April 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Melissa V. Gregory, Phd.

Melissa Gregory, PhD

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.


This program is made possible, in part, by Ohio Humanities, a state-based partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Through programs and grants, Ohio Humanities helps Ohioans use history, literature, and philosophy to explore the past, inform the present, and envision the future. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this grant-funded program do not necessarily represent those of Ohio Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.



April 6, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The University of Toledo


The Way Public Library, Perrysburg