Book Talk at Rutgers, Newark

I’m looking forward to chatting with award-winning journalist and professor Chenjerai Kumanyika at the Rutgers, Newark Campus Bookstore on Wednesday, 10/24. We’re discussing my new book Set the World on Fire. A book signing is also included. Click here for more details. You can also click here to access the event page on Facebook (you must be signed in to Facebook view it).

About Set the World on Fire

Drawing on a variety of previously untapped sources, including newspapers, government records, songs, and poetry, SET THE WORLD ON FIRE highlights the flexibility, adaptability, and experimentation of black women leaders who demanded equal recognition and participation in global civil society.

About Chenjerai Kumanyika

Kumanyika is a researcher, journalist, an artist who works as an assistant professor in Rutgers University’s Department of Journalism and Media Studies. His research and teaching focus on the intersections of social justice and emerging media in the cultural and creative industries. He has written about these issues in journals such as Popular Music & Society, Popular Communication, The Routledge Companion to Advertising and Promotional Culture and Technology, Pedagogy and Education. Currently, Kumanyika is the Co-Executive Producer and Co-Host of Gimlet Media’s new podcast on the Civil War. He has also been a contributor to Transom, NPR Codeswitch, All Things Considered, Invisibilia, VICE, and he is a news analyst for Rising Up Radio with Sonali Kolhatkar.

*In partnership with the Department of History &  the Department of African American and African Studies.