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CANCELED: Afropessimism at the End of the World

Afropessimism at the End of the World
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Thursday, April 16, 2020
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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.

Cecilio M. Cooper, Independent Scholar (Ph.D., African American Studies, Northwestern University)
Patrice D. Douglass, Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies, Duke University
Joy A James, Ebenezer Fitch Professor of the Humanities, Williams College
David Marriott, Professor of Philosophy, Penn State University
Jared Sexton, Professor of African American Studies, University of California, Irvine
Frank 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 University
Mlondolozi (Mlondi)) Zondi, Ph.D candidate in Performance Studies, Northwestern University

Tickets available starting March 1, 2020
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Contact: Julie Wynmor