CANCELED: Afropessimism at the End of the World

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 10:00am

East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Speaker(s): 
Cecilio M. Cooper, Patrice D. Douglass, Joy A James, David Marriott, Jared Sexton, Frank B. Wilderson III, Jaye Austin Williams, Mlondolozi Zondi

A one-day symposium celebrating the 10thanniversary of Red, White, and Black: Cinema and the Structure of US Antagonisms by Frank B. Wilderson III and the impact it has made on thinking Blackness in relation to gender, sexuality, and performance.Tickets required through Eventbrite starting March 1, 2020.Speaker:Cecilio M. Cooper, Independent Scholar (Ph.D., African American Studies, Northwestern University)Patrice D. Douglass, Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies, Duke UniversityJoy A James, Ebenezer Fitch Professor of the Humanities, Williams CollegeDavid Marriott, Professor of Philosophy, Penn State UniversityJared Sexton, Professor of African American Studies, University of California, IrvineFrank B. Wilderson III, Professor & Chair of African American Studies, University of California, Irvine Jaye Austin Williams, C. Graydon & Mary E. Rogers Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, Bucknell UniversityMlondolozi (Mlondi)) Zondi, Ph.D candidate in Performance Studies, Northwestern UniversityTickets available starting March 1, 2020Tickets and more Information at Eventbrite:https://afropessimismattheendoftheworldsymposium.eventbrite.com

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Event Contact: 
Wynmor, Julie
919-684-5683
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