An Evening with Dr. Menah Pratt-Clarke:
Black History Month Keynote Speaker
Monday, February 11 • Reeve Union Theatre 307 • 6 - 8 p.m.
Join us tonight for an evening with Dr. Menah Pratt-Clarke who will discuss diversity issues in higher education and how students can use different platforms for social justice and discuss her new book, “A Black Woman’s Journey from Cotton-Picking to College Professor”. Dr. Pratt-Clarke is the Vice President for Strategic Affairs and Vice Provost for Inclusion and Diversity at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). She is also Professor of Education in the School of Education in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, with affiliations in Africana Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, and the Department of Sociology.
Dr. Pratt-Clarke’s research interests include critical race studies, black feminism, and critical race feminism, with a particular focus on issues of transdisciplinary analysis of diversity issues in higher education. A talkback discussion and book signing will follow Dr. Pratt-Clarke’s presentation.
For more information on Dr. Pratt-Clarke, please visit: https://www.inclusive.vt.edu/about/pratt-clarke.html. Questions or comments regarding tonight’s events can be directed to the Black Student Union at firstname.lastname@example.org or the co-advisors:
Dr. Tony Laing / Laingt@wosh.edu
Byron Adams/ email@example.com