Isom Student Gender Conference Keynote Announced

Posted on: February 19th, 2016 by kcozart

2016 Gender Conf PosterWe are delighted to welcome Dr. Brittney Cooper, assistant professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers University, as the keynote speaker for the conference. She is a Black feminist theorist who specializes in the study of Black women’s intellectual history, Hip Hop generation feminism, and race and gender representation in popular culture. She is also a co-founder of the Crunk Feminist Collective, a popular feminist blog and writes a regular a weekly column on race and gender politics at You can follow her on Twitter: @ProfessorCrunk.

Her keynote will be on Thursday, March 3rd at 4:30 PM in the Overby Center Auditorium.  It is free and open to the public.

Learn more about the conference including a schedule here.