with Gina Athena Ulysse
5pm – 7pm
7 February 2019
St. John’s University
About Gina Athena Ulysse:
Ulysse is a feminist artist-anthropologist-activist and self-described Post-Zora Interventionist. She was born in Pétion-Ville, Haïti. Her various creative projects include spokenword, performance art, and installation pieces. Her poetry has appeared in several journals and collections. Her books included Downtown Ladies: Informal Commercial Importers, a Haitian Anthropologist and Self-Making in Jamaica (U of Chicago, 2008), the trilingual–English, French, Haitian Krèyol—Why Haiti Needs New Narratives: A Post-Quake Chronicle (Wesleyan UP, 2015), and Because When God Is Too Busy: Haiti, me & THE WORLD (Wesleyan UP, 2017). She is currently Professor of Anthropology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.
Reception to follow the lecture/performance/reading, in the Inclusivity Resource Center (IRC).
Above text and image adapted from email.