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Hooks Institute's Annual Book Award Lecture

 Open House 2014


Lena Horne, Miriam Makeba, Nina Simone, Abbey Lincoln, Diahann Carroll, and Cicely Tyson!--

“Ruth Feldstein brilliantly demonstrates the ways these women, their images and performance strategies animated transformative struggles for social change."  New York Times

The Hooks Institute's book award lecture is FREE and open to the public.

Convenient and affordable parking is located at the Public Parking Garage on Zach Curlin.

University Center Address: 499 University St Memphis, TN

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University of Memphis co-sponsors: Department of History, Department of Sociology, The Marcus Orr Center for the Humanities, and the Center for Research on Women. 

 For more information please contact the Hooks Institute at 901-678-3974 or email us at


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