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, â€śBlack Womenâ€™s Activism in the Niagara Movementâ€ť will be held at noon in Stabler Hall Room 111. Fletcher will present her second lecture, â€śBlack Sexual Politicsâ€ť at 1:00 pm in Stabler Hall, Room 107.
A native of Pine Bluff, Fletcher received her masterâ€™s degree of public administration from UALR in 2003 and a masterâ€™s of arts in womenâ€™s studies from Texas Womenâ€™s University.Â Currently, she is an instructor in the Womenâ€™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.Â Â Â She also serves as Advisor for a TWU campus organization SAY – Socially Aware Youth.
For more information about Fletcherâ€™s lectures, contact Sarah Beth Estes, associate professor of sociology and coordinator of the gender studies program, at (501) 569-3191 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.