University of Rochester
Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African American Studies

The Sixth Annual Two Icons Lecture on Race and Gender

"The Political History of Contemporary Black Feminism"

  • Thursday, October 17, 2013
  • 5:00 PM

Welles Brown room Rush Rhees library

With Duchess Harris J.D Ph.D, Professor of American Studies Maclaster College

Author, Black Feminist Politics from Kennedy to Obama Co-Editor, Racially Writing the Republic: Racists, Race Rebels, and Transformations of American Identity

Duchess Harris J.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of American Studies at Macalester College, will join us for our annual Two Icons Lecture to present "The Political History of Contemporary Black Feminism." She is the author of the forthcoming "Black Feminist Politics from Kennedy to Clinton, and co-editor with Bruce D. Baum of the forthcoming "Racially Writing the Republic: Racists, Race Rebels, and Transformations of American Identity".

Sponsored by The Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies and the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies. The lecture is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information contact sbai@rochester.edu or 275-8318.

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