Dr. Angela Jones will give the keynote address of the 2014 Arts & Letters Conference at University of North Georgia. Dr. Jones is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Farmingdale State College, State University of New York. Jones obtained her PhD from the New School for Social Research. Her research interests include: African American history, gender, sexuality, and social movements.
Jones is the author of three books: African American Civil Rights: Early Activism and the Niagara Movement (Praeger, 2011), The Modern African American Political Thought Reader: From David Walker to Barack Obama (Routledge, 2012), and A Critical Inquiry into Queer Utopias (Palgrave, 2013). She is also the author of numerous scholarly articles, which have been published in peer-reviewed journals such as: Interalia: a Journal of Queer Studies, the Journal of African American Studies, the Journal of African American History, and The Journal of Historical Sociology.