Monday, April 16, 2012

Black Studies Book Giveaway: [CLOSED]

Friends, readers, black studies comrades....this giveaway is just for you! 

As part of our spring 2012 black studies book fair, we're hosting a book giveaway for Alondra Nelson's Body And Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight Against Medical Discrimination. In her book, Nelson, associate professor of sociology at Columbia University and founder of afrofuturism, concentrates on the histories of health, science, and activism that informed the Black Panther Party's efforts to confront "medical discrimination in the healthcare system, in biomedical theories, and in research design" (xi). As Nelson notes, "Body and Soul is an exploration of why and how health issues, broadly understood, came to be an indispensable element of the Party's politics" (5).
   
Readers interested in black studies, African American health activism, or the history of involvement with science and technology by grassroots organizations will find Nelson's book informative and enjoyable. 

How to enter:

  1. Mandatory:  Leave a comment below this post with your email address (i.e., Enter me, janedoe at gmail dot com). 
  2. Optional:  Earn an extra entry for doing any of the following:
    • Follow @blackstudies on twitter 
    • Fan Black Studies on our Facebook page.
    • [Leave a separate comment for each of the optional entries.]   
    Rules:
    1. Must have a valid U.S. mailing address.
    2. Comments must have a valid email address.
    3. A separate comment must be left for each extra entry.
    4. Valid entries can be made until Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 11:59 PM CST.
    5. A winner will be randomly selected using random.org
    6. Selected winner has 48 hours to respond to winning notification email. In the event of no response, another winner will be selected. 
    7. Winner will be announced on Monday, April 23. 

    18 comments:

    amaddemocrat said...

    Enter me, javierabrown at gmail dot com

    The OKC Transplants said...

    Excellent site and equally excellent book prize. This book has been on my summer reading list since I heard Dr. Nelson talk about it at the American Studies Association Meeting in the fall.

    Marcia Chatelain said...

    Great site and equally great book giveaway. I've put this book on my summer reading list. Saw Dr. Nelson at the American Studies Association Meeting and was truly fascinated.

    Jessi Bardill said...

    Please enter me in the giveaway jessi.bardill at gmail dot com .

    Jessi Bardill said...

    Please enter me in the giveaway jessi.bardill at gmail dot com .

    Tony Renner said...

    Enter me, anthonyrenner at wustl dot edu

    The Ghetto Intellectual™ said...

    gimme that fabulous book! kzs --> kwameshabazz (at) gmail dot com

    Dometi.pongo said...

    Enter me! Dometi.pongo at Gmail dot com. I'm following @blackstudies and @alondranelson as well.

    AckThaWise said...

    Sounds dope well enter me

    Ackuratethawise at gmail dot com

    Black Nerd said...

    I'm interested! Please add me gwendolyn.denwiddie@gmail.com

    calebutler said...

    Enter me, butler.caleb.a at gmail dot com

    calebutler said...

    Enter me, butler.caleb.a at gmail dot com

    calebutler said...

    I liked the Black Studies facebook page.

    Brother OMi said...

    You know i am in, Enter me... dantresomi@gmail.com

    Sunshine314 said...

    Sounds interesting enter me bfarlow@siue.edu!

    shay okotete said...

    enter me shayokotete@yahoo.com

    Regina said...

    Go Black Studies! Happy Birthday Alondra!

    regina.bradley1908@gmail.com

    Erin Ranft said...

    Definitely enter me! erin dot ranft at utsa dot edu (erin.ranft@utsa.edu). Thanks!