Upcoming Event: “Buy Black: How Black Women Transformed U.S Pop Culture” Book Talk by Author Dr. Aria Halliday – LA4-120 – 3:30-5:00pm

You are invited to a book talk by author and University of Kentucky Associate Professor Dr. Aria Halliday, titled: Buy Black: How Black Women Transformed U.S Pop Culture on February 22nd, 3:30-5:00pm @ LA4-120.

What: “Buy Black: How Black Women Have Transformed U.S Pop Culture” (a book talk by Author/Professor Dr. Aria Halliday)

When: February 22nd 3:30-5:00pm

Where: LA4-120

​Aria S. Halliday, Ph.D. is Associate Professor in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies and program in African American and Africana Studies at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Halliday specializes in the study of cultural constructions of black girlhood and womanhood in material, visual, and digital culture in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. She engages broad interdisciplinary interests in girlhood, Black feminism, and performance in Black popular culture in the United States and the Caribbean. Her research is featured in Cultural Studies, Departures in Critical Qualitative ResearchGirlhood StudiesPalimpsest, and SOULS. Her article, “Twerk Sumn!: Theorizing Black Girl Epistemology in the Body” won the 2021 Stuart Hall Foundation x Cultural Studies Award.