Dr. Joseph Flynn, Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction in the Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations Dept. at Northern Illinois University, will talk about “Victories and challenges in Black representations” from 3:30-4:30pm on Thurs., Oct. 1 in UC275A. It’s part of the African American Heritage Lecture Series!
Dr. Flynn, author of published articles such as “Afterthought: Who leads this dance: Reflecting on the influence of African Americans on popular culture” (Black History Bulletin, 2011, vol.74:no.1, pp.32-33) and “A century of celebration: Disrupting stereotypes and portrayals of African Americans in the media” (Black History Bulletin, 2014, vol.77:no.2, pp.28-33 – available in Andersen Library’s 1st-floor Bound Periodicals), has taught courses at Northern Illinois University including Portrayal of Teachers in Film and Racism in America.
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