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   Memphis Centered Lecture: Dr. Zandria Robinson, "This Ainít Chicago . . ."

   Date : Wednesday, 9 April 2014       From : 5:00pm   To : 7:30pm
   Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia       Location : Hardie

   Event Description :

As part of its final Memphis Centered series event for 2013-2014, Rhodes will welcome Dr. Zandria Robinson, assistant professor of sociology at The University of Memphis, to discuss her new book This Ainít Chicago: Race, Class and Regional Identity in the Post-Soul South (April 2014).

In the book, Robinson uses extensive research conducted in the African American communities of Memphis Ė including numerous interviews Ė to draw larger conclusions about contemporary life in the South and beyond.

Free and open to the public, the event begins with refreshments at 5 p.m. followed by the lecture at 5:30 p.m. in Hardie Auditorium of Palmer Hall on campus. A book signing will follow the event. For more information about the lecture, contact Dr. Charles Hughes at or 901-843-3411.

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