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Practicing Equity at the Intersection of Race and Poverty: A Conversation with Dr. Patricia Hill Collins
This event will engage reflections and insights from Dr. Patricia Hill Collins on the program theme, through her work with co-author Sirma Bilge on Intersectionality, 2nd edition. Community members will submit their questions ahead of the conversation, which will be moderated by Dr. Louwanda Evans, Associate Professor and Chair of the Sociology and Anthropology Department at Millsaps College. Dr. Evans has also recently served as Chair of SHECP’s Governing Board.

Guest Presenter:
Patricia Hill Collins is Distinguished University Professor Emerita at the University of Maryland, College Park and Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies Emerita at the University of Cincinnati. She is the author of 10 books, among them her award-winning Black Feminist Thought (1990, 2000) and Black Sexual Politics (2004), and numerous articles and essays. Professor Collins has taught at several institutions, held editorial positions with professional journals, lectured widely in the United States and internationally, and served in professional and community organizations. In 2008, she became the 100th President of the American Sociological Association, the first African American woman elected to this position. Her recent books include Intersectionality as Critical Social Theory, (2019), and Intersectionality, 2nd edition (2020) co-authored with Sirma Bilge.

Louwanda Evans, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and current Director of African American Studies at Millsaps College. She is the author of Cabin Pressure: African American Pilots, Flight Attendants, and Emotional Labor. Her current research examines the relationship(s) between systemic police brutality, youth, and collective trauma. Her second book (with Ruth Thompson-Miller) is titled, “Please Don’t Shoot: School Children, Police Violence, and Trauma” and is forthcoming (Routledge).

Apr 8, 2021 06:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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