In Remembrance: Cynthia Lula Mae Barksdale ’82MFA Died on March 5 2013

Cynthia Lula Mae Barksdale, also known as Zakiah Barksdale Hakim, of Bloomfield, Connecticut, departed this life on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Hartford Hospital. Barksdale was a tenured professor of English at Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield, Connecticut, for more than 25 years, and also taught at Central Connecticut State University, Bowie State University, and Oberlin College, among others. Cynthia was also a professional actress, appearing most recently at Hartford Stage in The Crucible.

A full obituary was published in the Hartford Courant on March 9, 2013.

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