The Question of Africa
8 November 2013, 4pm
CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue
Sociology Lounge – 6112
Inaugural event in the “Question of Africa” Series from the Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas & the Caribbean (IRADAC). The series will feature new writing from within the Diaspora. This event celebrates the publication of three new books in African American and African Diaspora Studies by members of the CUNY Community:
- Jonathan Gray (John Jay College), author of Civil rights in the White Literary Imagination (University Press of Mississippi, 2013)
- Kelly Baker Josephs (York College), author of Disturbers of the Peace: Representations of Madness in Anglophone Caribbean Literature (University of Virginia Press, 2013)
- Tyler Schmidt (Lehman College), author of Desegregating Desire: Race and Sexuality in Cold War American Literature (University Press of Mississippi, 2013)
Professors Gray, Josephs, and Schmidt will present selections from their works. A reception will follow.
For more information, see the IRADAC announcement here.