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Word Work: Race and the Academy (updated)

A Curated Conversation on Race and the Academy

Featuring Melissa Harris-Perry and Karla FC Holloway


*View the program here: wordwork_2016-program

On the occasion of Prof. Holloway’s retirement from Duke University where she is the James B. Duke Professor of English and a professor of law and African & African American Studies, she will be joined in conversation with Melissa Harris-Perry, who is the Maya Angelou Presidential Chair and director of the Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University. #wordwork2016

5:00 -7:30 p.m.
Thursday, the 8th of December
Penn Pavilion
Duke University


The conversation will be moderated by:


blairlmkelley_cropBlair LM Kelley
Assistant Dean for Interdisciplinary Studies and International Programs
College of Humanites and Social Sciences
North Carolina State University







Kerry Haynie

Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
Co-director, Duke Council on Race and Ethnicity
Duke University



The event is co-sponsored by the Duke Council on Race and Ethnicity and the Talladega College Alumni Association, the Office of the President, the Office of the Provost, the Office of the Dean, the Department of African and African American Studies, the Duke English Department and Duke Law School.