AAS New Directions in African American and African Studies Speaker Series with Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom

Event Date

Hybrid; Hart Hall 3201

⭐️ Presented by the African American and African Studies Department

⭐️ Co-sponsors: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Manetti Shrem Museum

This Spring Quarter AAS is hosting 2024 New Directions Speaker Series! 

Due to a travel issue, Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom will join us virtually, and this will be a hybrid event. We will gather in Hart Hall 3201 with lunch and people can join via zoom as well. 

Please register here to attend Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom's talk, and we will send out the zoom link to you before the event.

Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom's is a professor at UNC-Chapel Hill with a background in information, technology and public life. Her research includes the ideas of everyday culture which include topics of racism, sexism, inequality, and oppression. Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom is an author of many books and articles, including the widely- acclaimed THICK: And Other Essays (The New Press, 2019) and Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges (The New Press, 2017)


AAS Talk McMillan Cottom flyer introducing her work