Dr. Neal Lester, a professor of English at Arizona State University, will offer a presentation at the University of West Georgia entitled, “Nappy Edges and Goldy Locks: African Americans and the Politics of Hair,” on Thursday, April 1 at 1 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.
Lester, a graduate of UWG, specializes in African-American literary and cultural studies. He has published on and taught courses in children's literature, drama, folklore, American cinematic images and interracial intimacies in American culture.
UWG’s Department of English & Philosophy, the Africana Studies Program and the Office of Institutional Diversity are sponsoring the event.
For additional information, please call 678-839-6512.