Williamstown: Williams faculty to deliver lectrues

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Rashida Braggs, associate professor of Africana studies and faculty affiliate in comparative literature and American studies, will present the first lecture in the 2018 Williams College Faculty Lecture Series on Thursday, Feb. 8.

The talk will take place at 4:15 p.m. in Wege Auditorium and will be followed by a reception in Schow Atrium. It is free and open to the public.

Braggs' talk is titled "Diasporic Research through Embodied Performance." In the talk, she will explore a topic addressed in her book, "Jazz Diasporas: Race, Music and Migration in Post-World World War II Paris."

The Faculty Lecture Series will continue on Feb. 15 with geosciences professor Mea Cook, who will present "Carbon Dioxide and Ice Age Cycles."


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