Lecturer Speaks on African-American Culture

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Dr. Neal Lester, a professor of English at Arizona State University, will offer a presentation at the University of West Georgia titled, “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.