Georgia Tech's 1st Annual Black History Month Lecture
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The Georgia Tech Office of Institute Diversity, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, the Georgia Tech African American Student Union, and the Xi Alpha Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. present the:
1st Annual Black History Month Distinguished Lecture
MSNBC's Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry.
Melissa V. Harris-Perry is host of MSNBC's "Melissa Harris-Perry." The show airs on Saturdays and Sundays from 10AM to Noon ET.
Harris-Perry is professor of political science at Tulane University, where she is founding director of the Anna Julia Cooper Project on Gender, Race, and Politics in the South.
Harris-Perry is author of the well received new book, Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America (Yale 2011) and the award winning text Barbershops, Bibles, and BET: Everyday Talk and Black Political Thought (Princeton 2004).
Professor Harris-Perry is a columnist for The Nation magazine where she also writes a monthly column also titled Sister Citizen. She lives in New Orleans with her husband, James Perry, and is the mother of a terrific daughter, Parker.
To see clips from Dr. Harris-Perry's show, visit http://www.msnbc.com/melissa-harris-perry.
Join us as we kick off this year's Black History Month celebration!
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Georgia Tech African American Student Union
The mission of the African American Student Union is to improve the Black experience at Georgia Tech by providing uplifting and entertaining events while exchanging integral knowledge and culture to the entire student body, and to challenge each student to improve themselves through professional, social, and personal achievement, thereby positively impacting the community.