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Stephanie Y. Evans



Stephanie Y. Evans is an American author, professor, and director of the Institute for Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Georgia State University. Her work has focused on the history of Black women in the US, including on Black women’s use of yoga in their self-care.

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Black Women’s Yoga History: Memoirs of Inner Peace

How have Black women elders managed stress? In Black Women’s Yoga History, Stephanie Y.

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Black Women and Social Justice Education: Legacies and Lessons

Black Women and Social Justice Education explores Black women’s experiences and expertise in teaching and learning about justice in a range of formal and informal educational settings.

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Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954: An Intellectual History

Evans chronicles the stories of African American women who struggled for and won access to formal education, beginning in 1850, when Lucy Stanton, a student at Oberlin College, earned the first college diploma conferred on an African American woman.

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Stress Management Speaker Series with Dr. Stephanie Y. Evans

Dr. Stephanie Y. Evans, professor and director of the Institute for Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Georgia State University. The title for her talk is "Black Women’s Yoga Memoirs Before and After 1975: An Intellectual History of Inner Peace, Self-Care and Stress."

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Black Passports: Travel Memoirs as a Tool for Youth Empowerment

A resource guide that uses African American memoir to address a variety of issues related to mentoring and curriculum development.

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The Story Behind Rosa Parks and Yoga

How Georgia State University professor Dr. Stephanie Evans uncovered pictures of the iconic Civil Rights activist practicing asana.

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Peace and Freedom: Black Women’s Yoga and Health Freedom

Stephanie Y. Evans, Ph.D. is a Professor of Black Women's Studies and serves as Director of the Institute for Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Georgia State University.

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Black Women’s Mental Health: Balancing Strength and Vulnerability

This book offers a unique, interdisciplinary, and thoughtful look at the challenges and potency of Black women’s struggle for inner peace and mental stability.

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Black Women’s Yoga History: Memoirs of Inner Peace—Dr. Stephanie Y. Evans with Dr. Layli Maparyan

How have Black women elders managed stress? In Black Women's Yoga History, Stephanie Y.

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