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Saturday, March 14 • 9:00am - 10:50am
In Response to: "Are We Adequately Imagining Race and Culture?"

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Ailish Hopper:  "Impossible Beings: Poetry, Time-Travel, and the Death of White Supremacy."

Benedicte Boisseron:  “'Bad Dog!' Race and Dogs from the Plantation to Michael Vick”

Ruth Vanita: “Precolonial Modernity in India: The Example of Cosmopolitan Lucknow"

Vanessa Place: "Playing Divya Victor’s Race Card"


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Alicia Bones

Here's a short bio: Alicia Bones is a second-year fiction student at the University of Montana. Previously, she earned her master’s degree in literature from the University of Iowa. Her work has been published in Spry, Hello Horror, Plain Song Review and elsewhere.


Benedicte Boisseron

The University of Montana
Bio: Bénédicte Boisseron is Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies at The University of Montana. She received a Ph.D. in French from the University of Michigan (2006) and an M.A. in English from Paris 7, Université Paris Diderot. She has published various articles in the fields of French, African, Caribbean, and African-American Studies. She is the co-editor of the collection of short stories Voix du monde... Read More →
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Ailish Hopper

I'm the author of Dark~Sky Society (New Issues, 2014), and the chapbook, Bird in the Head (Center for Book Arts, 2005). Poems are around in APR, American Letters & Commentary, Harvard Review Online, Ploughshares, Poetry, and other places. An essay about race and the alienation effect in poetry, "The Gentle Art of Making Enemies," is in Laura McCullough's anthology, A Sense of Regard: Essays on Poetry and Race. Another, "Can a Poem Listen... Read More →
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Vanessa Place

CEO, VanessaPlaceInc
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Ruth Vanita

Ruth Vanita was educated at Delhi University where she taught for many years. She was founding co-editor of Manushi, India's first nationwide feminist magazine, from 1978 to 1990.  She co-edited the path-breaking Same-Sex Love in India: A Literary History, and is the author of several books including, most recently, Gender,Sex and the City: Urdu Rekhti Poetry 1780-1870. She is a well-known translator of fiction and poetry from Hindi and... Read More →

Saturday March 14, 2015 9:00am - 10:50am
UC Theatre UC

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