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Black History Month

Food for Thought: Featuring a Discussion on Intersectionality with Dr. Sara Clarke Kaplan

NOVA is pleased to welcome Dr. Sara Clarke Kaplan to participate in its ongoing “Food for Thought” series.

Dr. Kaplan is an associate professor of Literature and Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies, and the Executive Director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University. A scholar of feminist and queer theory and Black literary and cultural production, she is also committed to activism and advocacy around issues of reproductive justice, prison abolition, and Black freedom. Her recent book, The Black Reproductive: Unfree Labor and Insurgent Motherhood was published in June 2021 by the University of Minnesota Press.

This virtual discussion will take place on Tuesday, February 15th, from 2:30-3:15 PM, and is one of NOVA’s many events in observance and celebration of Black History Month. Dr. Kaplan’s discussion is presented by the Alexandria DEI Committee and the Office of DEI. To participate, please register in advance.