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Professor Christina Sharpe to Give Talk Entitled “Black. Still. Life.”

On Thursday, 11/2, at 3:30pm, in McClung Tower 1210, Professor Christina Sharpe will give a talk entitled “Black. Still. Life.” Sharpe is Professor of English at Tufts University and author of In the Wake: On Blackness and Being and Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects. Sharpe has won awards from the Mellon Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Woodrow Wilson Center, and the Ford Foundation. Her most recent book, In the Wake, is a powerful and brilliant meditation on contemporary black life as a continuation of the never-past slave trade.

On Friday, 11/3, there will be a lunchtime seminar with Faculty and Graduate Students in  McClung Tower, Room 1210.  Faculty and Graduate students should
RSVP for a provided lunch. For more information, contact the organizers at or

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