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The Queer Limit of Black Memory

Wednesday January 29, 2014
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM • ISESE Gallery, JES A230


Faculty Book Talk

The Queer Limit of Black Memory: Black Lesbian Literature and Irresolution identifies a new archive of Black women's literature that has heretofore been on the margins of literary shcolarship and African diaspora cultural criticism. It argues that Black lesbian texts celebrate both the strategies of resistance used by queer Black subjects and the spaces for grieving the loss of queer Black subjects that dominant histories of the African diasporas often forget.

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Sponsored by: African & African Diaspora Studies Department, The John L. Warfield Center for African & African American Studies