12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tate Student Center
Room 142 Sponsored by: Communication Studies, Department of
Contact: Dr. Tina Harris Professor 706-542-4893
"'Post-Racial' Perceptions and President Obama," Mark Orbe, Western Michigan University and a 2012 Franklin Visiting Scholar.Orbe, a leading scholar in interracial communication, will be interrogating the intersectionality of race, politics, and communication. Orbe conducts research on interpersonal communication, co-cultural communication, intergroup relations, African American communication, media representation of underrepresented group members, and the negotiation/intersection of multiple cultural identities.Light refreshments will be served at the Meet and Greet and Book Signing immediately after the talk.