Black Feminist Thought & Practice

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 7:00pm
East Duke Parlors
What do the histories of minoritized fields of study have to teach us about the transformation of academic labor conditions? In this talk Nick Mitchell explores the contradictory terrain that student and faculty advocates for Black Studies and Women's Studies faced in the late 1960s and early... Read More »
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 6:00pm
East Duke Parlors
This paper explores radical fusions of body and voice in black women writers' creative explorations of diaspora. Focusing on the works of black lesbain Canadian poet Akilah Oliver, lesser-known works by American poet and playwright Ntozake Shange, and the work of queer Afro-Cuban hip-hop group Las... Read More »