John W. Beverly Endowed Book Fund

John W. Beverly Endowed Book Fund

Established in 1984 by Drs. Roselyn P. and Charles Epps P'84 and family members in honor of her grandfather, John W. Beverly, Class of 1894, and one of three graduates that year to become college presidents, on the occasion of their daughter Roselyn's graduation from Brown in 1984, for the purchase of historical works concerning or written by African-Americans and books concerning the study of English as a language.

Materials purchased with this fund include:

» How English Became the Global Language / David Northrup

» Toni Morrison : an ethical poetics / Yvette Christians‘

» The English language in the digital age / Sophia Ananiadou, John McNaught, Paul Thompson Georg Rehm, Hans Uszkoreit (editors)

» Conjuring moments in African American literature : women, spirit work, and other such hoodoo / Kameelah L. Martin

» Dialect diversity in America : the politics of language change / William Labov

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