Daily Archives: April 4, 2008

Dr. Johnnetta Cole speaks, 4/8/2008, 4:30pm

Civility and Culture In Our Time

I have wanted to meet Johnnetta Cole for a longtime. This week I will finally have that chance and so will you.She is a prolific scholar. Some of her works include:

  • All-American Women: Lines That Divide, Ties That Bind, 1986.

  • Conversations: Straight Talk with America’s Sister President, Doubleday, 1993.

  • Dream the Boldest Dreams: And Other Lessons of Life, Longstreet Press, 1997.

  • (with Beverly Guy-Sheftall) Gender Talk: The Struggle for Women’s Equality in African American Communities, Ballantine Books, 2003.

  • Editor of Anthropology for the Eighties and Anthropology for the Nineties. Contributor to numerous magazines and journals, including a regular column for McCall’s. Member of editorial board of Anthropology and Humanism Quarterly, Black Scholar, Emerge, and SAGE: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women.

  • I hope all our graduate students and faculty turn out for her lecture.