The Koryne Horbal Lecture

Janell Hobson

Janell Hobson

Title: Historical Consciousness and Black Feminist Imagination

Tuesday, March 3
11 a.m., Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center

Janell Hobson is an associate professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University at Albany.  She is the author of two books, Body as Evidence: Mediating Race, Globalizing Gender and Venus in the Dark: Blackness and Beauty in Popular Culture. She also writes and blogs for Ms. and other publications, including the online blog The Feminist Wire. She has guest-edited a special issue on Harriet Tubman for Meridians and is currently researching black women’s iconographic histories in transnational perspectiveShe is also the editor for the forthcoming volume with SUNY Press: Are All the Women Still White? Rethinking Race, Expanding Feminisms.

Find more about the Lecture at Women’s Resource Center.