Conversation with Dr. Irish Spencer
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Dr. Irish Spencer, president and CEO of Greensboro’s Welfare Reform Liaison Project, talked with students and community members about reinventing reality and virtual learning in her Conversation with the Community entitled “Living a Virtual Life”
Dr. Lianggong Luo’s lecture on Langston Hughes
Monday, April 11, 2016
In collaboration with the International Programs Center, Professor Lianggong Luo, School of Foreign Languages, Central China Normal University, visited UNCG and shared his most recent research, “Nature Writing as Political Expression: Langston Hughes’ Poetry on Nature in the 1940s.”
Poet Brenda Marie Osbey visits campus
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Award-winning New Orleans poet Brenda Marie Osbey visited campus, giving a poetry reading and visiting with students.
Discussion with Dr. E. Patrick Johnson
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
The AADS Conference Room was packed with students for an engaging discussion with Dr. E. Patrick Johnson about his current research and performance projects.
Dr. E. Patrick Johnson is Carlos Montezuma Professor of Performance Studies and African American Studies at Northwestern University and the award-winning author of “Appropriating Blackness: Performance and the Politics of Authenticity” and “Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South-An Oral History.”
Dr. Johnson’s current research entitled, “Honeypot: Black Southern Women Who Love Women,” focuses on oral traditions of black southern women who desire other women.