Memphis native to speak at Tech

Tennessee Tech is calling Zandria Robinson to center stage.

Robinson is scheduled to speak at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 in the RUC Multipurpose Room.

Robinson, a Memphis native, is a writer and sociologist whose work focuses on inequality in race, class, gender and sexuality, black feminism, popular culture and the media.

She is the author of “This Ain’t Chicago: Race, Class, and Regional Identity in the Post-Soul South,” co-author of “Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life,” co-editor of “Repositioning Race: Prophetic Research in a Postracial Obama Age.”

Other writings of Robinson’s can be found in previous issues of Rolling Stone, The Oxford American, Scalawag and Believer magazine.

Zandria Robinson

The Center Stage event is sponsored by Dr. Julia Gruber and the TTU Women’s Center. An Eagle Card is required for admission.