Art Class Schedule:
Cocktails & Coffee – 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Talk – 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Zandria F. Robinson is a writer whose work covers African American experiences at the intersection of identity, inequality, and culture in the post-civil rights South. She earned the Bachelor of Arts in Literature and African American Studies and the Master of Arts in Sociology at the University of Memphis and the PhD in Sociology from Northwestern University. She is author of This Ain’t Chicago: Race, Class, and Regional Identity in the Post-Soul South (University of North Carolina Press, 2014), which won the 2015 Eduardo Bonilla-Silva Outstanding Book Award from the Division of Racial and Ethnic Minorities of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, and co-editor (with Sandra L. Barnes and Earl Wright II) of Re-Positioning Race: Prophetic Research in a Post-Racial Obama Age (SUNY Press, 2014). She has two forthcoming monographs, one with Marcus Anthony Hunter, Chocolate Cities (University of California Press, 2017) and Soul Power (University of North Carolina Press, 2018), and a memoir essay forthcoming in Oxford American. Her work has appeared in Issues in Race and Society, The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, the Annual Review of Sociology (with Marcus Anthony Hunter), and Rolling Stone. Robinson blogs at New South Negress and tweets at @zfelice.