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Minority Postdoc Alliance Spring Mentoring Luncheon Return to listing

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Join the Minority Postdoc Alliance for the Spring Mentoring Lunch with Assistant Dean Blair L.M. Kelley.
 
Blair L.M. Kelley is an Associate Professor of History and Assistant Dean for Interdisciplinary Studies and International Programs in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at North Carolina State Univer-sity. She is the author of the award-winning book, Right to Ride: Streetcar Boycotts and African American Citizenship in the Era of Plessy v. Fergu-son. Right to Ride won the 2010 Letitia Woods Brown Best Book Award from the Association of Black Women Historians. Kelley is also leading the Growing Research on Women and Girls of Color (GROW) Project at NC State, which seeks to high-light research that focuses on women and girls of color. GROW is part of a five-year, White House-led initiative called the Collaborative to Advance Equity through Research.
 
Active inside the academy and out, Kelley produces and hosts a podcast called His-torical Blackness and she has been a guest on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris Perry Show, NPR’s Here and Now, and WUNC’s The State of Things. She has written for the Washington Post.com, TheRoot.com, TheGrio.com, Ebony.com, Salon.com, and Jet Magazine. She tweets @profblmkelley where she has over 24,000 followers.
 
Kelley received her B.A. from the University of Virginia in History and African and Af-rican American Studies. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in History, and graduate certificates in African and African American Studies and Women’s Studies at Duke University. She is a proud resident of Durham, North Carolina where she lives with her husband and two children.
  Location: Bondurant Hall G030
  Date: Thursday, April 21, 2016
  Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  Sponsor: Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
  Price: Free
     
  For more information, contact the event administrator: Alexandra Hampton bensona@email.unc.edu


This event has been canceled!

Due to unforseen curcumstances, event Minority Postdoc Alliance Spring Mentoring Luncheon has been cancelled.
If you paid for this event, you will receive a refund within 90 days.

If you have any questions regarding this event you can contact the event administrator, Alexandra Hampton via email at bensona@email.unc.edu



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