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bell hooks–scholar-in-residence: Passionate Present:Protecting Black Girlhood

Monday, May 5, 2014 at 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang College 65 West 11th Street Room B500, New York, NY 10003

Join bell hooks and Salamishah Tillet, Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and co-founder of A Long Walk Home, Inc., in a conversation addressing the welfare of black girls and their continued devaluation.

bell hooks – scholar-in-residence
Among the leading public intellectuals of her generation, bell hooks (née Gloria Watkins) returns to The New School for a week-long residency. Dr. hooks' writings cover a broad range of topics including gender, race, teaching, and contemporary culture. According to her, these topics must be understood as interconnected and linked in the production of systems of oppression and class domination.

This residency offers The New School community to directly engage with Dr. hooks and her commitment to feminism and justice regarding the black female body. Visit newschool.edu/lang/bell-hooks-scholar-in-residence for more information.

This public dialogue will be livestreamed; follow the event at new.livestream.com/TheNewSchool.

This event is free but reservations are required by clicking on the top right register button.

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