Debbie Nathan: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland
St. Francis College welcomed journalist, editor, and translator Debbie Nathan for the Fall 2016 Senior Lecture Series - Inequality and Minorities in American Culture to talk about The Life and Death of Sandra Bland on September 27, 2016.Nathan writes about immigration, the U.S.-Mexico border, sexual politics and sex panics, particularly in relation to women and children. She is the author or co-author of 4 books, including Sybil, Inc. Her work has been published in The Nation, Ms., Playboy, The Texas Observer, Social Text, The New York Times and Vibe. Debbie's work has won numerous national and regional awards. In May 2016, her investigative piece "What Happened to Sandra Bland" appeared in The Nation.
The lecture series is organized by Co-Directors and Professors Athena Devlin (American Studies) + Emily Horowitz (Sociology).
The event was sponsored by: American Studies, History, Crime & Popular Culture, Peace & Justice, Provost's Office, Sociology & Criminal Justice and the Women's Center.