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Sabrina Evans

Sabrina Evans

English Graduate Assistant
Center for Black Digital Research Fellow 2020-2022
Preferred Pronouns: she/her/hers
201 Burrowes Building
Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Sabrina Evans

Summer 2022 Office Hours

Spring 2022: NOT TEACHING, Contact by email: sle33@psu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Literatures in English B.A. From University of California, San Diego
English M.A. from Penn State University

Professional Bio

My research focus is at the intersection of 19th century African American Literature, 19th century Black Print Culture, and Black Digital Humanities, with a particular concentration on Black women's writing and organizing during the nineteenth and early twentieth-century.

In my capacity as research assistant for Dr. Shirley Moody-Turner, I have helped organize the Cooper-Du Bois Mentoring Program in 2019 and again in 2020. From 2019-2020 I was Project Manager for Douglass Day 2020, an annual global crowd-sourcing event centering transcription, reading, and public engagement with Black Archives. Along with my project management duties, I am well-versed in Zooniverse as a platform for transcribing archival materials and helped to design the transcription program for Douglass Day 2020.

As a Center for Black Digital Research Fellow, I have served as Program Coordinator for the Cooper-Du Bois Mentoring Program and am currently the Project Coordinator for the Black Women's Organizing Archive (BWOA).