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Robin Brooks presents "Class Interruptions"

in Conversation with Robert J. Patterson

hosted by the Department of Africana Studies & University Library System

Tuesday, February 1, 2022  |  4:00 - 5:00 pm  |  Virtual

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Join author and Pitt professor Dr. Robin Brooks for a discussion with Dr. Robert J. Patterson of Georgetown University's Department of African American Studies on her new book Class Interruptions: Inequality and Division in African Diasporic Women's Fiction. Audience Q&A will follow.

In Class Interruptions, Brooks offers a timely intervention between the humanities and social sciences by examining how Black women’s cultural production engages debates about the growth in income and wealth gaps in global society during the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Click here for more information on Class Interruptions.

 

Robin Brooks, PhD is an assistant professor of Africana Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, and holds a PhD in English from the University of Florida and an MA in Afro American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research and teaching interests include 20th and 21st century literature, particularly African-American, Caribbean, African, and American multiethnic literatures, as well as Black feminist theory, postcolonial studies, digital humanities, higher education management, and education policy.

In addition to Class Interruptions, Dr. Brooks has publications on writers and literature of the African Diaspora appearing in a number of academic journals, including Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly, Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, the Journal of Africana Religions, the Journal of West Indian Literature, and the Journal of Pan African Studies

Dial-In Information

Registration is required. An access link will be sent to the email provided in registration upon completion. Click here to register.

Tuesday, February 1 at 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

Robin Brooks presents "Class Interruptions"

in Conversation with Robert J. Patterson

hosted by the Department of Africana Studies & University Library System

Tuesday, February 1, 2022  |  4:00 - 5:00 pm  |  Virtual

Click Here to Register

 

Join author and Pitt professor Dr. Robin Brooks for a discussion with Dr. Robert J. Patterson of Georgetown University's Department of African American Studies on her new book Class Interruptions: Inequality and Division in African Diasporic Women's Fiction. Audience Q&A will follow.

In Class Interruptions, Brooks offers a timely intervention between the humanities and social sciences by examining how Black women’s cultural production engages debates about the growth in income and wealth gaps in global society during the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Click here for more information on Class Interruptions.

 

Robin Brooks, PhD is an assistant professor of Africana Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, and holds a PhD in English from the University of Florida and an MA in Afro American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research and teaching interests include 20th and 21st century literature, particularly African-American, Caribbean, African, and American multiethnic literatures, as well as Black feminist theory, postcolonial studies, digital humanities, higher education management, and education policy.

In addition to Class Interruptions, Dr. Brooks has publications on writers and literature of the African Diaspora appearing in a number of academic journals, including Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly, Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, the Journal of Africana Religions, the Journal of West Indian Literature, and the Journal of Pan African Studies

Dial-In Information

Registration is required. An access link will be sent to the email provided in registration upon completion. Click here to register.

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