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The Department of Afroamerican and African Studies Diasporic Dialogues with E. Patrick Johnson (Carlos Montezuma Professor of African American Studies and Performance Studies, Northwestern University)

“A Performative Reading of Honeypot: Black Southern Women Who Love Women with reception and book signing
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
4:00-7:00 PM
4701 (DAAS Conference Room) Haven Hall Map
with reception and book signing by Literati
Cosponsored with the Women’s Studies Department and the Lesbian-Gay-Queer Research Initiative of the Institute for Research on Women and Gender
E. Patrick Johnson is Carlos Montezuma Professor of Performance Studies and African American Studies and the Curator for Black Arts in the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for Performing Arts at Northwestern University. He has additional appointments in the Gender and Sexuality Studies and American Studies programs. A scholar/artist, Johnson performs nationally and internationally and has published widely in the areas of race, gender, sexuality and performance. Johnson is a prolific performer and scholar, and an inspiring teacher, whose research and artistry has greatly impacted African American studies, Performance studies, and Gender and Sexuality studies. He is the author, editor, or co-editor of several award-winning books, including his most recent two: Black. Queer. Southern. Women.—An Oral History (University of North Carolina Press, 2018) and, Honeypot: Black Southern Women Who Love Women (Duke UP, 2019).
Building: Haven Hall
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: african and african american studies, african and afroamerican studies, African Diaspora, american culture, Black America, Blackness, English Language & Literataure, Feminism, gender studies, institute for research on women and gender, Lgbtq, lgbtq issues, sexuality
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Department for Afroamerican and African Studies, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Women's and Gender Studies Department