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Virginia’s Past, Present, and Future: Christina Sharpe

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Christina Sharpe is a scholar of English literature and Black Studies.  Her academic research focuses on Black visual studies, Black queer studies, and mid-nineteenth century to contemporary African-American literature and culture.  She is the author of two books: In the Wake: On Blackness and Being (2016) (names by the Guardian and the Walrus as one of the best books of 2016 and a nonfiction finalist for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award) and Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects (2010), both published by Duke University Press.  She is currently completing the critical introduction to the Collected Poems of Dionne Brand (1982-2010) to be published by Duke University Press.  She is also working on a monograph: Black. Still. Life. 

Details

Date:
September 24
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Website:
https://humanitiescenter.vcu.edu/humanities-research-center-events/speaker-series/

Organizer

Virginia Commonwealth University’s Humanities Research Center
Website:
https://humanitiescenter.vcu.edu/

Venue

VCU Studen Commons, Richmond Salons I-II
907 Floyd Ave
Richmond, VA 23284 United States
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