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, “Black Women’s Activism in the Niagara Movement” will be held at noon in Stabler Hall Room 111. Fletcher will present her second lecture, “Black Sexual Politics” at 1:00 pm in Stabler Hall, Room 107.

A native of Pine Bluff, Fletcher received her master’s degree of public administration from UALR in 2003 and a master’s of arts in women’s studies from Texas Women’s University.  Currently, she is an instructor in the Women’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.    She also serves as Advisor for a TWU campus organization SAY – Socially Aware Youth.

For more information about Fletcher’s lectures, contact Sarah Beth Estes, associate professor of sociology and coordinator of the gender studies program, at (501) 569-3191 or at sbestes@ualr.edu.

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