Between Justice and a Hard Place
01.18.2013 - Friday, 10:25 AM - 11:10 AM
A.J. Gordon Memorial Chapel
Marla Frederick is Professor of African and African American Studies and the Study of Religion at Harvard University. She is the author of Between Sundays: Black Women and Everyday Struggles of Faith, a richly detailed ethnography exploring the complex lives and faith commitments of women in rural North Carolina. Her co-authored book, Local Democracy Under Siege: Activism, Public Interests and Private Politics, won the 2008 Best Book Award from the Society for the Anthropology of North America.