Melissa Harris-Perry - CANCELED

Monday, November 12, 2012 at 7:00pm

MainStage, ’62 Center 1000 Main St, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

Melissa Harris-Perry - CANCELED Melissa Harris-Perry is host of MSNBC's "Melissa Harris-Perry," and 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. She previously served on the faculties of the University of Chicago and Princeton University. Harris-Perry is author of the well received new book, Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America (Yale 2011). Her book, Barbershops, Bibles, and BET: Everyday Talk and Black Political Thought, won the 2005 W. E. B. Du Bois Book Award from the National Conference of Black Political Scientists and 2005 Best Book Award from the Race and Ethnic Politics Section of the American Political Science Association. This is the fifth and final event in the Class of '71 Public Affairs Forum on Elections 2012. Book signing to follow.

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Leadership Studies, Lecture Committee, Africana Studies, Political Science



Free and open to the public. Tickets required.

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