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Brown Bag Discussion w/Courtney Baker
February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join us for a special brown bag discussion with Courtney Baker (UC-Riverside) on Friday at noon in the Center for 21st Century Studies (CRT 939).
Baker will be discussing “I Am Not Your Negro’s Queer Poetics of Identity and Omission,” based on her chapter in an upcoming edited collection on Raoul Peck’s I Am Not Your Negro. Attendees are encouraged to read the chapter before the brown bag.
Courtney R. Baker is Associate Professor in the department of English at University of California, Riverside. She is the author of Humane Insight: Looking at Images of African American Suffering and Death (Illinois, 2015). She is currently working on a manuscript on the liberatory possibilities of Black cinematic formalism.
Be sure to join us later on Friday for Baker’s talk, “Framing Black Performance: Selma and the Poetics of Representation” at 3:30 in Curtin Hall 175.