Harris-Lacewell discusses imagery in black politics
Posted April 23, 2008; 05:19 p.m.
Melissa Harris-Lacewell, an associate professor of politics and African American studies at Princeton, will present a talk titled "From Liberation to Mutual Fund: Images of Christ in Black Politics" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, in 16 Robertson Hall.
Harris-Lacewell's interests include the study of African American political thought, black religious ideas and practice, and social and clinical psychology. She is the author of "Barbershops, Bibles and BET: Everyday Talk and Black Political Thought," published in 2004, and the forthcoming "For Colored Girls Who've Considered Politics When Being Strong Wasn't Enough."
The talk is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Center for the Study of Religion as part of their "Crossroads of Religion and Politics" series.