Frank B. Wilderson, III Workshop with Graduate Students and Interested Faculty

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November 2, 2017
9:30AM - 11:30AM
Location
451 Hagerty Hall

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Add to Calendar 2017-11-02 09:30:00 2017-11-02 11:30:00 Frank B. Wilderson, III Workshop with Graduate Students and Interested Faculty

(Seating is limited; please rsvp Franco Barchiesi, barchiesi.1@osu.edu)

Frank B. Wilderson, III is a professor of African American Studies, Drama, and Film and Media Studies at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of two widely acclaimed books, Incognegro: A Memoir of Exile and Apartheid (South End Press, 2008; Duke University Press, 2015) and Red, White, and Black: Cinema and the Structure of U.S. Antagonisms (Duke University Press, 2010). An award-winning writer, poet, scholar, activist, and filmmaker, Professor Wilderson is the recipient of the 2008 American Book Award (for Incognegro), the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award for Nonfiction, the Eisner Prize for Creative Achievement of the Highest Order, the Maya Angelou Award for Best Fiction Portraying the Black Experience in America, the Judith Stronach Award for Poetry, and the Jerome Foundation Artists and Writers Award.

Organized by the Department of Comparative Studies, co-sponsored by The Reading Group on Afro-Pessimism and Black Radical Thought.

451 Hagerty Hall Department of Comparative Studies compstudies@osu.edu America/New_York public
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(Seating is limited; please rsvp Franco Barchiesi, barchiesi.1@osu.edu)

Frank B. Wilderson, III is a professor of African American Studies, Drama, and Film and Media Studies at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of two widely acclaimed books, Incognegro: A Memoir of Exile and Apartheid (South End Press, 2008; Duke University Press, 2015) and Red, White, and Black: Cinema and the Structure of U.S. Antagonisms (Duke University Press, 2010). An award-winning writer, poet, scholar, activist, and filmmaker, Professor Wilderson is the recipient of the 2008 American Book Award (for Incognegro), the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award for Nonfiction, the Eisner Prize for Creative Achievement of the Highest Order, the Maya Angelou Award for Best Fiction Portraying the Black Experience in America, the Judith Stronach Award for Poetry, and the Jerome Foundation Artists and Writers Award.

Organized by the Department of Comparative Studies, co-sponsored by The Reading Group on Afro-Pessimism and Black Radical Thought.