Eating While Black: Food Shaming and Race in America


Location: McKenna Hall

Psyche A. Williams-Forson

Please join us from 9:30-11:30 A.M. on the morning of March 21st in 300 O’Shaughnessy for students to meet-greet and speak 1:1 with Professor Psyche Williams-Forson. Refreshments will be served.

And come back that same evening for the public conversation with Dr. Psyche Williams-Forson, Professor and Chair of American Studies at the University of Maryland College Park, discussing her new book, Eating While Black: Fat Shaming in America, with Dr. Scott Alves Barton, ND-Africana Studies on March 21st at 5:00 p.m. in McKenna Hall, followed by a reception and book signing.


Institute for Race and Resilience and ISLA

Along with Generous Support by the departments of:

Africana Studies

American Studies


ECK Institute for Global Health

Film, Television and Theatre

Gender Studies Program


Kellogg Institute

Latino Studies

Minorities & Philosophy

Political Science