America’s Chief Diplomat: The Politics of Condoleezza Rice from Autobiography to Art and Fashion — Arts and Humanities Colloquium

Riché Richardson, Olive B. O’Connor Visiting Distinguished Chair in English S’20, Colgate University.

Riché Richardson, who was born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama, is an associate professor in the Africana Studies and Research Center at Cornell University, and the 2019-20 Olive B. O’Connor Visiting Distinguished Chair in English at Colgate University.  She is a 2017 Public Voices Thought Leadership Fellow with the Op-Ed Project whose pieces have appeared in The New York TimesPublic Books and Huff Post. She has produced nearly 40 essays published in journals and edited collections and edits the New Southern Studies book series at the University of Georgia Press. Her first book, Black Masculinity and the U.S. South:  From Uncle Tom to Gangsta was selected by Choice Books among the "Outstanding Academic Titles of 2008.”  Her new book, Emancipation’s Daughters:  Re-Imagining the National Body and Black Femininity beyond Aunt Jemima, is forthcoming from Duke University Press.  She is also a visual artist. 

Refreshments:  4:00-4:15 p.m.

Lecture:  4:15 p.m.

All are welcome.

Tuesday, February 25 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Lawrence Hall, 105, The Robert Ho Lecture Room


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