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CCOM Symposium 2016

Why #BlackLivesMatter Matters

Monday, February 29  |  7:00–9:00 PM  |  Johnson Room  |  BCR Credit

Sponsored by NEH/Frederic M. Ayers Fund and Program of Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies

Tricia RoseTricia Rose - Professor of Africana Studies, Director of Race and Ethnicity in America, Brown University

Tricia Rose specializes in 20th Century African American culture and politics, social thought, popular culture, and gender issues. She is the author of Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America (1994) and Longing to Tell: Black Women Talk About Sexuality and Intimacy (2003). Black Noise won several awards including an American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation. She has been awarded such prestigious fellowships as the Princeton University's Afro-American Rockefeller Postdoctoral Fellowship and the American Association of University Women Fellowship.