LeaderStories brings engaging speakers from all walks of life and all over the world to Agnes Scott College to share inspiring, powerful stories about their personal leadership journeys.

Portrait of Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D.A Conversation With Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D., H’07

“Why Are All the Black Kids Still Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” and Other Conversations about Race in the 21st Century.

Moderated by President Elizabeth Kiss

Thursday, February 9, 2017
7 p.m.
Agnes Scott College
Letitia Pate Evans Hall
Terrace Level


This event is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Wilson Endowment Fund and the Division of Academic Affairs.


About Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D.

A 2013 recipient of the Carnegie Academic Leadership Award, Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum served as president of Spelman College from 2002 to 2015. Tatum is widely recognized as a race relations expert and leader in higher education. Her areas of research include racial identity development, and the role of race in the classroom. She is the author of "Can We Talk About Race? And Other Conversations in an Era of School Resegregation" (2007) and “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? and Other Conversations about Race" (1997) as well as “Assimilation Blues: Black Families in White Communities: Who Succeeds and Why” (1987).  

In 2005, Dr. Tatum was awarded the prestigious Brock International Prize in Education for her innovative leadership in the field. A Fellow of the American Psychological Association, she was the 2014 recipient of the APA Award for Outstanding Lifetime Contributions to Psychology. She is also a member of the American Philosophical Society. She holds a B.A. degree in psychology from Wesleyan University, and M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from University of Michigan as well as an M.A. in religious studies from Hartford Seminary.

Self Portrait of Sophia WallaceClitical Thinking: The Art of Sophia Wallace

LeaderStories Talk
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
7 p.m.
Agnes Scott College
Campbell Hall
Frances Graves Auditorium

Exhibition Opening 
Thursday, February 2, 2017
6-9 p.m.
Agnes Scott College
Dana Fine Arts Building
Dalton Gallery


Both events are free and open to the public.

Known for her ongoing project Cliteracy: 100 Natural Laws, artist and activist Sophia Wallace will discuss her work that aims to dismantle taboos around female and feminized genitalia in the heteropatriarchy. 

Sponsored by the Departments of Art and Art History, Biology, Public Health and Women’s Studies. Made possible by The Bonnie Brown Johnson Women’s Health Lectureship Fund.


About Sophia Wallace

Sophia Wallace is an American conceptual artist who uses mixed media to explore alterity. Wallace’s focus is how otherness is constructed visually on the gendered, sexualized, racialized body. Wallace has presented her work in major exhibitions in the U.S. and abroad, including Kunsthalle Wien Museum, Art Basel Miami, Scope NY, Taschen Gallery and Aperture Gallery among others. She was awarded PDN's Curator Award, Critic's Pick by the Griffin Museum, American Photography AP-25 and ArtSlant's Showcase Award. Her work has been reviewed in “ARTSY,” “BLOUIN Art Info,” “Hyperallergic,” “VICE,” “Huffington Post,” “The Guardian,” “GLAMOUR,” “Teen Vogue,” “Fast Company,” The New Yorker,” “les in ROCKS” and The Sydney Morning Herald, among other publications. Wallace has received international critical acclaim and viral exposure for "CLITERACY," a project addressing citizenship and body sovereignty using the medium of text-based objects, unauthorized street installation, performance and sculptural forms. Wallace holds a B.A. from Smith College and an M.A. in Photography from NYU and the International Center of Photography. In 2012, she was a Van Lier Fellow. In 2014, she gave a TEDx Talk in Salford, United Kingdom.