Dr. Sharron Greaves Presents Three Papers at Major Race, African and African-American Conferences

Posted by Fernando.Arzola on Friday January 28, 2011

Dr. Sharron Greaves, Ph.D.,  Associate Professor of Communications and Chair of the Department of Communications, presents three papers at major race, African and African-American Conferences.

In September 2010, Dr. Greaves spoke at Temple University's Africana Woman Conference, presenting her paper “Black Broadway Today: Twenty-First Century Images of the Black Woman on the White Way.”

For more Information: http://www.africanawomanconference.org/index.html

She also spoke at Monmouth University's Examining Race in the 21st Century:  Second Biennial Interdisciplinary Conference on Race in November 2010.  Her paper was entitled "Nollywood and President Obama: Two Examples of the 21st Century's Constructive Rewriting of the Black Screen Image." 

For more information: http://www.monmouth.edu/conference_on_race/default.asp

Dr. Greaves also had the great honor of presenting “Images of the ‘Green’ Blacks: Utilizing Nigerian Film to Interrogate the Reciprocal Relationship Between Black Persons and the Earth," at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York in January 2011.  This was part of the renown Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean's State of African American and African Diaspora Studies: Methodology, Pedagogy, and Research Conference.

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