Join us as we explore the topic of Media Images of Black Masculinity & Womanhood at this semester's Bi-Annual Men/Women of Color Enquiry & Student Research Poster session with featured speaker Dr. Elwood Watson.
Elwood Watson is a professor of history, African-American studies and gender studies at East Tennessee State University. He is the author of several books, academic articles and anthologies. He is the author of Outsiders Within: Black Women in the Legal Academy After Brown v. Board (Rowman and Littlefield, 2008), the co-author of Performing American Masculinities: The 21st-century Man in Popular Culture (Indiana University Press, 2011) and the editor of the anthology Generation X Professors Speak: Voices From Academia (Scarecrow Press 2013).
This event will also feature: Students from AFRS 325: "The Black Man in Contemporary Times” and AFRS 324: "The Black Woman in Contemporary Times” presenting research posters on their work concerning Black men & women.
Co-sponsored by: Department of Africana Studies , DuBois-Hamer Institute for Academic Achievement, University Student Union, Inc., Associated Students and Instructionally Related Activities
Note: Communication services (sign language interpreters, note takers) are available for this event. Requests for services must be submitted at least five (5) working days in advance. Please contact Dr. Cedric Hackett, real-time captionists, or assistive listening devices at or (818) 677-3311.