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2014 Noel Distinguished Visiting Professor

Melissa V. Harris-Perry, Ph.D.


Due to increased interest, the lecture has been moved to the P.E. Event Center


Melissa Harris-Perry is the 2014 Rachel B. Noel Distinguished Visiting Professor.Melissa V. Harris-Perry is host of MSNBC's "Melissa Harris-Perry." The show airs on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to noon EST. Harris-Perry is a professor of political science at Tulane University, where she is founding director of the Anna Julia Cooper Project on Gender, Race, and Politics in the South. Harris-Perry is author of the well-received new book, “Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America” (Yale 2011) and the award-winning text, “Barbershops, Bibles, and BET: Everyday Talk and Black Political Thought” (Princeton 2004).

Professor Harris-Perry is a columnist for The Nation magazine where she also writes a monthly column titled “Sister Citizen.” She lives in New Orleans with her husband, James Perry, and is the mother of a terrific daughter, Parker.


Schedule of Events

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Time Location Event Register
9 - 10 a.m. TBD Meet and Greet  
11 a.m. P.E. Event Center Lecture followed by Q & A Eventbrite - Melissa Harris-Perry, Ph.D. - Free Campus Lecture and Book Signing 
12:30 p.m. P.E. Event Center Book signing  
6 - 8 p.m Shorter AME Church Community Lecture and Awards Eventbrite - Melissa Harris-Perry, Ph.D. - Free Community Lecture and Awards

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