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Join Dr. Sacha Sharp as she discusses the research behind her award-winning dissertation, Black Women Graduate Students' Social Media Use as a Space for Reclamation, Resistance, and Healing.

Sharp uses Black feminist thought (Collins, 2002) as a conceptual framework and dramaturgy as a methodology. Her research explores social media content produced by Black women graduate students to claim identity and seek community.

Sharp's dissertation received the 2021 Selma Greenberg Outstanding Dissertation Award from Division J of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Dr. Sharp is an assistant professor of medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine.

Pre-registration is required.

The event is presented as part of the McBee Institute's Critical Perspectives on Race series and also part of the Women's Studies Program's Women's History Month series.

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