April 3, 2019 – Brittney Cooper

Brittney Cooper’s presentation, “The Future of Black Studies (In Theory),” will take place in the HUB-Robeson Cultural Center’s Freeman Auditorium on April 3, 2019, at 3:30 p.m.


Dr. Cooper is Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers University.

Dr. Cooper is a co-founder, along with Dr. Susana Morris, of the Crunk Feminist Collective, a feminist of color scholar-activist group that runs a highly successful blog. Three members of the CFC were recently profiled in Essence Magazine’s list of Young, Black, and Amazing women under age 35 (August 2012 issue). The CFC blog was also named as one of the top 25 Black blogs to watch in 2012 by The Root.com and one of the top “Lady Blogs” by New York Magazine in November 2011. Professor Cooper blogs for the CFC as “Crunktastic.”

Works by or edited by Dr. Cooper: