Professor Toby Jenkins to Deliver Sojourner Truth Lecture

Posted: March 18, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: March 17, 2010 at 3:57 pm

Toby Jenkins, assistant professor in Mason’s Higher Education Program and New Century College, will deliver the Sojourner Truth Lecture, “Recipes of Resistance.”  The lecture will be held on Tuesday, March 23, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in Research I, Room 163, on the Fairfax Campus.

Jenkins, who is also a speaker, performer, educator, activist and artist, has created many community-based cultural education programs on social action through art, writing (including prison poetry), cultural heritage and social justice. Additionally, she has completed community-based cultural work in Senegal, South Africa, Trinidad, Jamaica and various parts of Europe.

This free event is sponsored by Women and Gender Studies and African and African American Studies.

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