Talks | Lectures,
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 featuring 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!
Please note that seats are available on a first come, first served basis so reserving your ticket online does not secure you a seat inside the theater.
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