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Catgegory: Events

February 7, 2017

Reckoning & Resistance: A Discussion of What’s Next with the National Co-Chairs of the Women’s March

One day after Donald J. Trump was inaugurated, millions in the United States and around the world gathered to march as an act of resistance. The Women’s March brought together 4.2 million people making it the largest demonstration in the history of the United States. At the heart of the Women’s March were organizers Tamika …

November 8, 2016

Get Your Tickets: BuzzFeed’s Tracy Clayton Live!

Join Tracy Clayton of BuzzFeed’s Another Round podcast on November 17, 2016 at 8:00 PM for a live show and recording full of big laughs, special guest appearances, and all manner of fun.

November 2, 2016

Demos President Heather McGhee visits Anna Julia Cooper Center

Melissa Harris-Perry and Heather McGhee discuss the future of democracy, the possibilities of fairness and equity, and engaging in meaningful conversations across difference.

September 5, 2016

“Queen Sugar” Author, ELLE.com, and AJC Center To Host Virtual Book Talk

Queen Sugar, the much anticipated series brought to OWN by Ava Duvernay and an all-women directorial team, premieres its first episode at 10 PM ET on Tuesday, September 6 and, second on Wednesday, September 7. The show is an adaptation of author Natalie Baszile’s novel of the same name. In anticipation of the groundbreaking show, …

February 22, 2016

Sherri Williams to deliver lecture “Invisibility, Hypervisibility and Injury: How Extreme Media Images Harm Black Women”

Dr. Sherri Williams will deliver the public lecture “Invisibility, Hypervisibility and Injury: How Extreme Media Images Harm Black Women.”

February 9, 2016

CFP: Advancing Justice for Women and Girls of Color Conference

The Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University invites proposals for a national conference focused on the lives of women and girls of color.

November 12, 2015

White House & WFU to Co-host Summit on Advancing Equity for Women and Girls of Color

Tomorrow the White House Council on Women and Girls and the Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University will co-host a daylong summit on Advancing Equity for Women and Girls of Color, hosting a range of stakeholders from the academic, private, government and philanthropic sectors who are committed to increasing opportunity and empowerment for …

October 21, 2015

Call for Papers: The Politics of Health in the U.S. South

The Politics of Health in the U.S. South March 17-18, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN Sponsored by the Vanderbilt Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) initiative, the Vanderbilt Center for Medicine, Health, and Society, and the Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University We invite 250-word abstracts for individual or group presentations, posters, or artistic and literary expressions …

January 9, 2015

Teach-In on Race and Human Community

On January 26, the Humanities Institute at Wake Forest University is hosting a Teach-In on Race and Human Community.