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Evening with a Scholar: Roland Mitchell, PhD on Beyond Mammy, Jezebel, &. Sapphire

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Start Date:
February 02, 2017
End Date:
February 02, 2017
Alexandria Museum of Art
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 Join Professor Roland Mitchell, PhD, of Louisiana State University for a talk on the Beyond Mammy, Jezebel, and Sapphire: Reclaiming Images of Black Women exhibit. Mitchell is the Jo Ellen Levy Endowed Professor and Associate Dean of Research and Academic Services in the College of Human Sciences and Education at Louisiana State University. He is Co-Editor of the Lexington Press of Rowman and Littlefield book series Race and Education in the 21st Century and Higher Education section editor of the Journal of Curriculum Theorizing. Mitchell wrote an essay for the Beyond Mammy catalog as a scholar specializing in race and education.

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