Diaspora Talk Series- Poetics of Relation: Thinking, Caribbean, Diaspora

"Pan-Africanism, Feminism and the Black Radical Intellectual Tradition"

Fri, February 25, 2011 | ISESE Gallery/Warfield Center

3:00 PM

The John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies, with support from the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies and the African Diaspora Studies Department present The Diaspora Talk Series: Poetics of Relation-Thinking, Caribbean, Diaspora.

“Pan-Africanism, Feminism and the Black Radical Intellectual Tradition”
Dr. Carole Boyce Davies, Professor of English & Africana Studies
Research Center, Cornell University

Friday, February 25th
3:00 pm
ISESE Gallery/Warfield Center
201 East 21st, Jester Center A232A

Dr. Carole Boyce Davies has held distinguished professorships at a number of institutions, including the Herskovits Professor of African Studies at Northwestern University. She is the author of Black Women, Writing and Identity: Migrations of the Subject (Routledge, 1994) and the LEft of Karl Marx. Claudia Jones, Black/Communist/Woman (Duke University Press, 2007). In addition to numerous scholarly articles, Boyce-Davies has also publishedthe following critical anthologies: Ngambika:Studies of Women in African Literature (Africa World Press, 1986); Out of the Kumbla. Caribbean Women and Literature (Africa World Press, 1990); and two-volume collection of critical and creative writing entitled Moving Beyond Boundaries (New York University Press, 1995): International Dimensions of Black Women's Writing (volume 1), and Black Women's Diasporas (volume 2).

Sponsored by: John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies, Center for Women's and Gender Studies, African & African Diaspora Studies Department

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