Friday, April 27, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: Uptown Campus
Anna Many Lounge | Caroline Richardson Building
“Shifting the Lens from Harm to Pleasure: What We Learn from Women in Dancehall”
Sabia McCoy-Torres is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Africana Studies at Tulane University. She has a Ph.D. in social and cultural anthropology from Cornell University. Her research focuses on the English and Spanish speaking African Diaspora, race, gender, sexuality, transnationalism, and popular music and performance. Geographically, her work is based primarily in Costa Rica and the U.S. Dr. McCoy-Torres’s work has been published in Transforming Anthropology and Black Music Research Journal.