A New Vision of Black Freedom: The Manning Marable Memorial Conference | April 26-29, 2012

Interdisciplinary Lecture with IMANI PERRY

Event Date: 
Monday, November 25, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Alfred Lerner Hall - Columbia University

TOPIC: The Flowers Are Vexed:  Gender Justice, Black Literature and The  Passionate Utterance.

Professor Perry is an interdisciplinary scholar who studies race and African American culture using the tools provided by various disciplines including: law, literary and cultural studies, music, and the social sciences. She has published numerous articles in the areas of law, cultural studies, and African American studies, many of which are available for download at: imaniperry.typepad.com. She also wrote the notes and introduction to the Barnes and Nobles Classics edition of the Narrative of Sojourner Truth. Professor Perry teaches interdisciplinary courses that train students to use multiple methodologies to investigate African American experience and culture.

Selected Publications:

  • Prophets of the Hood: Politics and Poetics in Hip Hop (Duke University Press, 2004)
  • Righteous Hope (New York University Press)
  • More Beautiful and More Terrible: The Embrace and Transcendence of Racial Inequality in the United States (New York University Press, 2011)

Alfred Lerner Hall
Jed Satow Room
Columbia University (115th & Broadway)

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