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Notes from a Critic, or Black Feminism Remixed

On October 27 at 4pm in Humanities 117, CSWGS presents a Graduate Colloquium lecture from Jennifer Christine Nash, Associate Professor of African-American Studies and Gender & Sexuality Studies at Northwestern University.  This lecture is free and open to the public.  A question and answer session will follow the talk, and we hope you will join us afterwards for a reception in the lobby of the Humanities Building.

Grad Coll Nash bookProf. Nash's research centers on black feminist theories; black sexual politics; race, gender, and law; race, gender, and visual culture; and women's/gender/sexuality studies' institutional histories and politics.  She is the author of The Black Body in Ecstasy: Reading Race, Reading Pornography (Duke University Press, 2014) which was awarded the Alan Bray Memorial Book Prize by the GL/Q Caucus of the Modern Language Association.  Her work has also been published in journals including GLQ, Social Text, Feminist Theory, Feminist Studies, and Signs.

For our off-campus guests, we advise arriving early to allow time for traffic and parking. Convenient paid parking is available in the Founders Court Parking lot, most accessible from campus entrances 1 and 2, and the Central Parking Garage, most accessible from campus entrances 4, 8, and 20.  For more information, visit http://www.rice.edu/maps.