Politics of Hair - Don't Touch my Hair

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History / Heritage - Lecture/Discussion

Date & Time: Wednesday, March 16, 2022
7:00 PM-8:00 PM

Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School, Elementary
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Worcester Historical Museum
30 Elm Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Cost: FREE
Sponsored by: This program is made possible with support from the Worcester Arts Council and Mass. Cultural Council
Description: Speaker Tanya Mears, Associate Professor of African American History at Worcester State University, will give a brief history of the inclusion and exclusion of Afro-textured hair in white mainstream fashion.

Moderator: Charlotte A. Haller, PRETTY POWERFUL: 100 Years of Voting & Style Author, Historian, and Guest Curator. Charlotte Haller is a professor of history at Worcester State University and is chair of the History and Political Science department. She earned her PhD in American Womens History and US History from the University of WisconsinMadison. Her research and teaching interests include gender and food politics, the history of sexuality, and race and slavery in the United States.
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E-mail: eleanorhoubre@worcesterhistory.net
Phone: 508-753-8278x107
Entered by: Worcester Historical Museum (info@worcesterhistory.net)

Created: February 9, 2022 at 11:27 PM
Last Modified: February 9, 2022 at 11:28 PM

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