Cauleen Smith Confabulations Series: Christina Sharpe
Tue, 03/30/2021 – 13:57
Confabulations—from the Latin fabula, meaning “conversation,” or “story”—is a series of intimate conversations with L.A.-based artist Cauleen Smith. For the third event in this series, Smith speaks with Christina Sharpe, author of In the Wake: On Blackness and Being.
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Christina Sharpe is a writer, Professor, and Canada Research Chair in Black Studies in the Humanities at York University. She is the author of: In the Wake: On Blackness and Being and Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects. Her third book, Ordinary Notes, will be published in 2022 (Knopf/FSG/Daunt). She is working on a monograph called Black. Still. Life. She has recently published essays in Alison Saar Of Aether and Earthe; Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America; Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America; and Jennifer Packer: The Eye Is Not Satisfied With Seeing.
This event will take place online via Zoom.
– Tue, 05/04/2021 – 17:30
Image: Cauleen Smith by Dustin Aksland; Christina Sharpe
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