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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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."