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Cultivation and Catastrophe: The Lyric Ecology of Modern Black Literature

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
6:00PM

Join us for a panel discussion of Sonya Posmentier’s new book, Cultivation and Catastrophe: The Lyric Ecology of Modern Black Literature.

The Great Woman Singer: Gender and Voice in Puerto Rican Music

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
6:00PM

Panelists will engage the book’s central concept of “the thinking voice” as a practice of listening, discussing voice as a “full emptiness”: a performed gap out of sync with gender and genre.

The Other Side of Wall Street

Thursday, October 19th, 2017
6:00PM

Kamau Ware will give a talk about his work about the impact of the African Diaspora on the making of New York City.

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