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NEWS - "Meet VCU's Authors" series to kick-off with Tressie McMillan Cottom

January 27, 2020

To begin the spring semester, the Humanities Research Center will feature VCU faculty authors as part of its “Meet VCU’s Authors” series. The first speaker in the series will be VCU Sociology's own Tressie M. Cottom, Ph.D.

Tressie McMillan Cottom, Ph.D., an associate professor in VCU’s Department of Sociology and author of the critically acclaimed “Thick: And Other Essays,” a collection of essays on beauty, media, money and more that was a finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 2019, will speak Wednesday, Feb. 5, in Room 303 of Cabell Library. The event will include a talk, Q&A and book sale and signing.

You can find a full schedule of Humanities Research Center spring speaker events on the VCU News Site.

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