Wendy Hesford Receives Yale Fellowship, to Step Down as Vice Chair

May 2, 2016
Wendy S. Hesford.

The Department of English would like to congratulate Wendy Hesford on receiving Yale University's Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery interdisciplinary fellowship at the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, part of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies. Wendy will be in residency at Yale for the 2016-2017 academic year to work on her research project “Enslaved Girlhoods: Human Trafficking Law, Literature, and Abolitionist Rhetoric,” part of her book-in-progress Exceptional Rhetorics: Regulating Childhood and Children’s Rights. As part of the fellowship, she will teach an undergraduate seminar on Feminist Perspectives on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery.

Wendy will step down as Vice Chair as a result of the fellowship.