The Carter G. Woodson Institute, U.Va.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute

for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia

Lecture by Imani Perry

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 5:00 PM

The Carter G. Woodson Institute and the Office of African American Affairs, with generous support from the Frank Batten School for Leadership and public Policy, the Office of Diversity and Equity, the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs, Curry School of Education Department of Leadership, Foundations and Policy, and the Luther P. Jackson Black Male Initiative, announces an upcoming lecture by Princeton University Professor Imani Perry, who teaches in the Center for African American Studies.  She holds a B. A. from Yale, a Ph.D. from Harvard in the Program in the History of American Civilization, and a J. D. from Harvard Law School.  She is the author of More Beautiful and More Terrible:  The Embrace and Transcendence of Racial Inequality in the United States (New York University Press, 2011), Prophets of the Hood:  Politics and Poetics in Hip Hop (Duke University Press, 2004), and numerous scholarly articles and editions.