BEYONCÉ: Beauty. Body. Blackness.
Thursday, May 1, 2014
6:00 PM-8:30 PM
Join us for a dynamic gathering of the minds on today’s hot topics – Black women, beauty, bodies, and Blackness – all through the lens of Beyoncé. This interactive discussion will include a viewing of Beyoncé’s visual album and feature a distinguished panel of leading Black women scholars/thinkers, including:
Joan Morgan, cultural critic; author of "When Chickenheads Come Home to Roots"
Yaba Blay, PhD, co-director of Africana studies at Drexel University; author of "(1)ne Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race"
Brittney Cooper, PhD, assistant professor of women's and gender studies and Africana studies at Rutgers University; co-founder of the Crunk Feminist Collective
Esther Armah, journalist, playwright and MSNBC political commentator
Dr. Kaila Story, associate professor, women's and gender studies / Pan-African studies; Audre Lorde Chair in race, class, gender, and sexuality studies at University of Louisville
Treva Lindsey, PhD, assistant professor of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at the Ohio State University.
This is event is hosted by Africana Studies and co-sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Women’s Studies program and Drexel University Media Studies Group (DUMSG).
Mitchell Auditorium, Bossone Research Center, 3140 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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