Gender Studies hosts 2 lectures by UALR alumnae

UALR Gender Studies program will host two lectures by Kami Fletcher, UALR alumnae and author of The Niagara Movement: The Black Protest Reborn, on Wednesday, March 4. Both lectures are free and open to the public.

The first lecture, ā€œBlack Womenā€™s Activism in the Niagara Movementā€ will be held at noon in Stabler Hall Room 111. Fletcher will present her second lecture, ā€œBlack Sexual Politicsā€ at 1:00 pm in Stabler Hall, Room 107.

A native of Pine Bluff, Fletcher received her masterā€™s degree of public administration from UALR in 2003 and a masterā€™s of arts in womenā€™s studies from Texas Womenā€™s University.Ā  Currently, she is an instructor in the Womenā€™s Studies Department at TWU. Her research interests include activism, resistance, and identity formation concerning black women; race and gender formation in the African Diaspora.

Fletcher is currently serving in her 5th year with the Denton, Texas Human Services Advisory Board.Ā Ā Ā  She also serves as Advisor for a TWU campus organization SAY – Socially Aware Youth.

For more information about Fletcherā€™s lectures, contact Sarah Beth Estes, associate professor of sociology and coordinator of the gender studies program, at (501) 569-3191 or at

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