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Thursday, 29 December

536. Women of Color: Negotiating the Academy

3:30–4:45 p.m., Wilson A, Marriott

Program arranged by the Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession

Presiding: Joyce Ann Joyce, Temple Univ.

1. “Negotiating Privilege: How to Make the Academy Work for Women of Color,” Gita Rajan, Hamilton Coll.

2. “Negotiating Places and Identities: A Journey through Continents and Islands in the Academy,” Yi-Chun Tricia Lin, Southern Connecticut State Univ.

3. “Disappearing Acts: Blackface and the Tyranny of Intellectual Imperialism,” Melba Boyd, Wayne State Univ.

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