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Monday, February 22, 2016

EVENT NEXT WEEK

TUESDAY, 3/1
 1:00 
CCB 252

DR. BRITTNEY COOPER

"HIP HOP GENERATION FEMINISM"



Brittney Cooper is Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers University. She is a Black feminist theorist who specializes in the study of Black women’s intellectual history, Hip Hop generation feminism, and race and gender representation in popular culture. Her forthcoming book Race Women: Gender and the Making of a Black Public Intellectual Tradition (University of Illinois Press) examines the long history of Black women’s thought leadership in the U.S., with a view toward reinvigorating contemporary scholarly and popular conversations about Black feminism. She is also a co-founder of the Crunk Feminist Collective, a popular feminist blog. In 2013 and 2014, she was named to the Root.com’s Root 100, an annual list of Top Black Influencers.

DR. COOPER'S TALK IS PRECEDED BY A LUNCHEON AT 11:30 IN CCB 252.


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