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Catgegory: Postdoctoral Fellowship

February 21, 2017

Apply Now: Postdoctoral Fellowship on Gender, Race, and American Politics

The Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship on gender, race, and American politics.

November 14, 2016

Dr. Sherri Williams interviewed about the election of Donald Trump

She said that Donald Trump played on the fears and frustration of a demographic of people that have felt unheard for the last eight years.

September 14, 2016

Dr. Sherri Williams on the political and cultural significance of black digital activism

Smithsonian Magazine asked Dr. Williams to comment on the political and cultural significance of black digital activism in a story on Black Twitter in its current issue.

September 14, 2016

Dr. Sherri Williams publishes commentary on #SayHerName in Feminist Media Studies

“#SayHerName does what mainstream media should do for black transgender and cisgender women victims of state violence: document the brutality they experience and show that their lives matter.”

September 6, 2016

Postdoctoral Fellow Jaira Harrington to Give Lecture on September 26

On September 26, 2016 at 4:30 PM, Anna Julia Cooper Center Postdoctoral Fellow in Political Science Dr. Jaira Harrington will deliver the public lecture “Served and Protected: Brazilian Black Women and State Violence.” Her lecture will be held in DeTamble Auditorium in Tribble Hall. The lecture is a part of the Wake Forest University Women’s, Gender, …

August 18, 2016

Postdoctoral Fellow, Sherri Williams interviewed for TheDinnerTableDoc.com’s Piece of the Pie Series

“I love social media and I really believe that it has democratized the way people communicate. But social networks can be ugly spaces for black women and other women of color. Even though I study social media I take mini exiles from social media myself.”

March 18, 2016

Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Jaira Harrington Publishes New Book Chapter in Volume on Race and Knowledge Production

Anna Julia Cooper Center Postdoctoral Fellow in Politics & International Affairs Jaira Harrington has published a book chapter in the edited volume Race and the Politics of Knowledge Production: Diaspora and Black Transnational Scholarship in the USA and Brazil. Harrington’s chapter is entitled “Guess Who’s Coming to Research? Reflections on Race, Class, Gender, and Power …

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.”

January 23, 2016

Dr. Sherri Williams offers commentary on #OscarsSoWhite

FOX 8 in High Point, North Carolina asked Williams to offer insight into the #OscarsSoWhite debate. Williams said the awards show is already irrelevant among many black viewers.