In Defense of Rage: Black Feminist Political Resources for 21st-Century Struggle

When Apr 05, 2018
from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Where Strickler Hall 100 (Middleton Auditorium)
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Minx Auerbach Annual Lecture featuring Brittney CooperThe Women's & Gender Studies Department welcomes Brittney Cooper for the 2018 Minx Auerbach Lecture, "In Defense of Rage: Black Feminist Political Resources for 21st-Century Struggle."

Brittney Cooper is a writer, teacher, and public speaker. She thinks Black feminism can change the world for the better.

Brittney is Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers University. 

She is co-founder of the popular Crunk Feminist Collective blog. And she is a contributing writer for and a former contributor to

Her cultural commentary has been featured on MSNBC’s All In With Chris Hayes, Melissa Harris-Perry, Al Jazeera’s Third Rail, the New York Times, the Washington Post, NPR, PBS,,,, and

Dr. Cooper is co-editor of The Crunk Feminist Collection (The Feminist Press 2017). She is author of Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women (University of Illinois Press, May 2017) and the forthcoming Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower (St. Martin’s, February 2018).

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