Friday, April 17, 2020
12 pm - 1:15 pm
Forum for Scholars and Publics
Old Chem 011
Duke's West Campus Quad
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Join us for a conversation with Frank B. Wilderson III, scholar and award-winning author of Afropessimism. Part philosophy and part memoir, this lyrical accounting of Blackness explores the continuing dominance of the master-slave dynamic in the world today, and how we may confront it. Moderated by Patrice Douglass (Duke Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies).
This event will be livestreamed. The livestream link will appear on our homepage at dukefsp.org the day of the event.
Free an open to the public. Light lunch served. Co-sponsored by Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies and the Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke.
Frank B. Wilderson III
University of California, Irvine
Frank B. Wilderson III is professor and chair of African American Studies and a core faculty member of the Culture & Theory Ph.D. Program at UC Irvine. He is an award-winning writer whose books include Afropessimism (Liveright/W.W. Norton 2020), ...
Patrice D. Douglass
Patrice D. Douglass is Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at Duke University. She received her PhD in Culture and Theory from the University of California, Irvine. Her research interests include black feminist theory, the legal archive of slavery, political theory, and ...