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Angela Davis and Patricia Hill Collins
to Speak at UK

By Ralph Derickson

 

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Davis and Collins will discuss "Black Feminism." The event is free and open to the public at 4 p.m. in the Worsham Theatre of the UK Student Center.

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Lexington, Ky. (Nov. 4, 2002) -- –Authors and professors Angela Davis and Patricia Hill Collins will make a joint appearance at the University of Kentucky Wednesday, Nov. 6.

Davis and Collins will discuss "Black Feminism." The event is free and open to the public at 4 p.m. in the Worsham Theatre of the UK Student Center.

The event is being sponsored by the Women's Studies and African American Studies and Research programs, College of Arts and Sciences, the President's Commission on Women, the President's Commission on Diversity and the Martin Luther King Jr. Cultural Center.

Davis has written several black feminist works including "Women, Race and Class," "Women, Culture and Politics," and "Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: Gertrude 'Ma' Rainey, Bessie Smith and Billie Holiday."

Collins is professor and author of the ground-breaking "Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness and the Politics of Empowerment." She also wrote "Fighting Words: Black Women and the Search for Justice" and "Black Sexual Politics," which will be published in 2003. She is co-editor with Margaret Andersen of "Race, Class, and Gender: An Anthology."


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