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The Project on the History of Black Writing (HBW) has been in the forefront of research and inclusion efforts in higher education for twenty-five years. Founded in 1983 at the University of Mississippi, Oxford, HBW is committed to

  1. literary recovery work in black studies
  2. textual scholarship, book history and pedagogy;
  3. professional development, curriculum change and innovation; and
  4. public literacy programming

As a major site for training graduate students and teachers, HBW operates within a network of collaborating professionals who are employed at various institutions and are often in different disciplines.