KINGSVILLE (KIII NEWS) - Texas A&M University-Kingsville will host Emmy-nominated actress Laverne Cox Tuesday, as part of their university lectureship series.

Cox is most known for her work on the Netflix series "Orange is the New Black." She will deliver the presentation "Ain't I a Woman: My Journey Into Womanhood." Her talk will explore how the intersections of race, class and gender uniquely affect the lives of trans women of color.

The presentation will be at the Jones Auditorium at 7 p.m. Feb. 7. It is free, but seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis.