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PCEA 2022
Keynote Speaker

Dr. Veronica Watson
Director of Graduate Studies in
Literature & Criticism

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Luncheon, May 20, 2022

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Veronica Watson, Professor of English at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will be delivering the keynote address at the end of our luncheon meeting Friday, May 20, on the writer Frank Yerby, whose lost writings she recovered and edited for The Short Stories of Frank Yerby (University Press of Mississippi, 2020). Her book, The Souls of White Folks: African American Writers Theorize Whiteness, was also published by the University Press of Mississippi in 2015. Her edited collection of essays, Unveiling Whiteness in the Twenty-First Century Global Manifestations, Transdisciplinary Interventions, was published by Lexington Books in 2014. She has published numerous essays and is the Director of the Literature and Criticism Program at IUP and of Justice | Action Consulting, LLC.