Nov. 12: Black Studies talk
Rutgers' Cooper to speak in UD's Black Studies lecture series
8:23 a.m., Nov. 5, 2013--Brittney Cooper of Rutgers University will speak on the topic “Let’s Get Ratchet: Theorizing Black Feminisms” from 12:30-1:45 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 12, in 001 Mitchell Hall on the University of Delaware campus in Newark.
Cooper, assistant professor of women’s studies and Africana studies at Rutgers, will speak as part of the Black Studies: Every Day, Every Night series presented by UD’s Department of Black American Studies.
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Cooper is a 2009 alumna of the Graduate Institute of Liberal Arts at Emory University with a doctorate in American studies. She is also a summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Howard University, with a bachelor's degree in English and political science.
Cooper is the co-founder of the Crunk Feminist Collective, a hip hop generation feminist-of-color collective of 18 scholar-activists throughout the country, who blog on issues related to feminism and popular culture.