Sinking, Sounding, Sunken, Fallen: Anti-antiblackness and Earth System Crisis

October 17, 2017
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 3:00pm
130 CBEC, 151 W Woodruff Ave.
mirzoeff

What does it mean to approach the Earth system crisis from the perspective of anti-antiblackness? How does "race" configure the delineation of geology? What happens when "deep time" becomes revolutionary time? This presentation looks at these questions anba dlo, from below the water, via Grace Lee Boggs, Oglala Lakota poet Layla Long Soldier, philosopher Fred Moten, painter JMW Turner, Confederate monuments and the movie Get Out.

Sponsored by Environmental Humanities Arts and Humanities Discovery Theme.

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