Dr. Louis Maraj, Lecture: #BLM, Black Feminism, and the New Afrocentrism

February 19, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Dr. Louis Maraj, Lecture:  #BLM, Black Feminism, and the New Afrocentrism
Speaker: Louis Maraj, Assistant Professor, Department of English.
 
This lecture offers insight into #BLM’s aim to rebuild a Black Liberation Movement through an Afrocentric Black feminist framework that pushes against ideas that Afrocentrism always already is tied to Black masculinist traditions.
 
Professor Maraj specializes in rhetorical theory, digital media, Black studies, and critical pedagogies (loumaraj.com). He is a co-founder of Digital Black Lit and Composition (DBLAC).
 
This lecture is sponsored by the Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program (GSWS). http://www.gsws.pitt.edu/events/blm-black-feminism-and-new-afrocentrism
 
Free and open to the public. 
 

Location and Address

501 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15260