2014 Noel Distinguished Visiting Professor
Melissa V. Harris-Perry
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
|9 - 10 a.m.||Feb. 27||TBD||Meet and Greet|
|11 a.m.||Feb. 27||Tivoli Turnhalle||Lecture followed by Q & A|
|12:30 p.m.||Feb. 27||Tivoli Turnhalle||Book signing|
|6 - 8 p.m||Feb. 27||Shorter AME Church||Evening Community Program|