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Virtual Book Club on Black Motherhood and Health

November 12, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Virtual Book Club on Black Motherhood and Health

Join Florida International University’s Center for Women’s and Gender Studies for a lively, virtual discussion of “Birthing Black Mothers” by feminist theorist Jennifer C. Nash. Through her writing, Nash examines how the figure of the “Black mother” has become a powerful political category and acknowledges the complexities of Black motherhood outside its use as political currency. A free copy of the book is available to all participants. Let’s read together and share our thoughts on this critical topic!

This program is funded in part by a Humanities Centers Grant through Florida Humanities in partnership with Florida International University.

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Event Date/time:

November 12, 2021 @ 6:00 pm -
November 12, 2021 @ 7:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Dr. Okezi T. Otovo, Associate Professor of History and African and African Diaspora Studies
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Event Contact:

Reyni Valerio
(305) 348-2408

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